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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

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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

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Is liver cirrhosis reversible? Find out in our blog!

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

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Diagnosing Liver Cirrhosis. Learn more in our blog!

Liver Cirrhosis: What you Need to Know

When it comes to liver cirrhosis what you need to know is that it’s dangerous. Liver cirrhosis is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. In this blog, we’ll discuss how you can diagnose cirrhosis of the liver and what you can do to help support research. Diagnosis of Cirrhosis Cirrhosis

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What is a fibroscan?

What is a Fibroscan?

With the rising prevalence of liver disease in the U.S., increasing efforts focus on earlier detection and increasing treatment options. Fibroscan is a non-invasive, quick, and painless procedure that is changing the face of liver disease. Here’s more about what a fibroscan is, how it’s done, and why you may benefit from one. Using the

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Connecting All the Dots of NAFLD

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition that affects people who drink little to no alcohol. NAFLD is growing in prevalence around the world, especially in the United States. NAFLD can lead to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-an aggressive form of NAFLD. NASH is marked by liver inflammation and can eventually progress to advanced scarring (cirrhosis)

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