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Alcoholic liver disease: Treatment

Treatment The most important part of treatment is to stop using alcohol completely. If liver cirrhosis has not yet occurred, the liver can heal if you stop drinking alcohol. An alcohol rehabilitation program or counseling may be necessary to break … Read more

Alcoholic liver disease: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms vary based on the severity of the disease. They are usually worse after a recent period of heavy drinking. Disease changes start in the liver as inflammation (hepatitis) and lead to fatty liver and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis … Read more

Alcoholic liver disease: Overview, Causes

Alcoholic liver disease: Overview, Causes

Alternate Names : Liver disease due to alcohol, Cirrhosis or hepatitis – alcoholic, Laennec’s cirrhosis Definition Alcoholic liver disease is damage to the liver and its function due to alcohol abuse. See also: * Ascites * Cirrhosis * Alcoholism * … Read more