All About Ascites and Liver Cirrhosis
Learn all about the connection between liver cirrhosis and ascites in our latest blog! What is Ascites? Ascites is a medical term used to refer to the free abdominal fluid that can accumulate in the belly of cirrhotic individuals. This fluid buildup in the abdomen usually results from increased pressure across the blood vessels that
Understanding Hepatic Encephalopathy
What Is Hepatic Encephalopathy Your liver performs over 500 important functions for your body. One of its most important roles is to clean you blood. When the liver doesn’t work properly, toxins begin to build up in your bloodstream. Once they travel to the brain, these toxins cause trouble for your nervous system and brain
Can Cirrhosis of the Liver Be Reversed?
A very common question when it comes to cirrhosis of the liver is, can cirrhosis of the liver be reversed? Cirrhosis of the liver is a late-stage result of scarring (fibrosis). This occurs as the result of liver diseases and conditions, including chronic alcohol use and hepatitis. The liver is a miraculous organ that works