As its name signifies, Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) or Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is fatty inflammation of the liver when this is not due to excessive alcohol use. It is a major cause of cryptogenic cirrhosis of the liver.

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... You may not have signs and symptoms of simple fatty liver (steatosis) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). When symptoms do occur, they are usually vague and nonspecific and may include: Fatigue Ma...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... It''s unclear what causes nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. But many researchers believe that metabolic syndrome — a cluster of disorders that increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease and st...
Source: MayoClinic

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Prevention

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Prevention
... Your best defense against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is to maintain a healthy weight and normal cholesterol and blood sugar levels. This strategy, along with avoiding excess alcohol and other su...
Source: MayoClinic

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Treatment

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Complications
... It''s difficult to predict the course of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in any one person. Most people with simple fatty liver (steatosis) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) don''t develop serio...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... The best treatment for you depends on the underlying cause of your nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Preferred treatments include: Weight loss and exercise. If your body mass index is above 25, a diet...
Source: MayoClinic

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Other

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Overview
... Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) describes a range of conditions that affect people who drink little or no alcohol. The mildest type is simple fatty liver (steatosis), an accumulation of fat w...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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