Fatty liver disease: Three telltale signs on your body that signal permanent liver damage

By | May 1, 2021

Similarly, there is limited understanding of why some fatty livers develop inflammation that progresses to cirrhosis.

According to the Mayo Clinic, NAFLD has been linked to the following:

  • Overweight or obesity
  • Insulin resistance, in which your cells don’t take up sugar in response to the hormone insulin
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycaemia), indicating prediabetes or type 2 diabetes
  • High levels of fats, particularly triglycerides, in the blood.

“These combined health problems appear to promote the deposit of fat in the liver,” explains the Mayo Clinic.

“For some people, this excess fat acts as a toxin to liver cells, causing liver inflammation and NASH, which may lead to a buildup of scar tissue in the liver.”

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