Liver disease is the leading cause of death after heart, cancer, stroke and respiratory disease, and...Read moreBorrow book
Coping with Liver Disease
Liver disease is the leading cause of death after heart, cancer, stroke and respiratory disease, and kills more people than diabetes and road deaths combined. But, there is hope. The liver is a uniquely regenerative organ, and some European countries have dramatically cut liver disease in recent years. This book looks at lifestyle factors and medical interventions that can help. Topics include: About the liver and gall bladder; Types of liver disease including hepatitis, cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFL) and hepatitis; Tests and checks; Treatment including medication; Diet; Alcohol; 'Cleansing' the liver; Obesity and other lifestyle considerations; Coping with increased vulnerability to infections.