Metabolic consequences of fatty liver

Fatty liver is also referred to as hepatic steatosis. It’s normal to have small amounts of fat in your liver, but too much fat can be a health problem. Too much fat in your liver can cause inflammation of your liver, which can damage your liver cells and cause scarring. When fatty liver develops in a person who drinks a lot of alcohol, it is known as alcoholic fatty liver disease. Your liver breaks down most of the alcohol you consume so that it can be removed from your body.…

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