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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NASH: Tricks & Truths

NASH: Tricks and Truths

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) was formally defined about 35 years ago. Even after 15 years of research, there is still no cure or FDA-approved therapy to treat it. We’ve learned a great deal about the inner workings of NASH, but many still wonder, “why the slow progress?” Misconceptions, in general, are never helpful, particularly when it …

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