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Liver and Gall Bladder

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Liver and Gall Bladder,

Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the accumulation of fat in the liver caused by over-consumption and the inability to process fats effectively.  It involves the deposition of excess free fatty acids within liver cells known as hepatocytes. It is the liver manifestation of metabolic syndrome and is usually associated with…

Hepatitis

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Liver and Gall Bladder,

Viral Hepatitis – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver with viral, toxic, pharmacologic, and immune-mediated causes. Viral infection is the most common cause of hepatitis. ┬áHepatitis B affects around 1% of the population while it is estimated that more than 250,000 people are suffering from Hepatitis C. Recent pharmaceutical medications…

Liver Detoxification Perth

September 05 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Liver and Gall Bladder,

Detoxification is a process that is vitally important to our overall health and wellbeing. We are bombarded by a multitude of toxins in our everyday life through our environment, the foods we consume, the products we put on our skin and the water we drink.

Gallbladder Disease and Gallstones

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Liver and Gall Bladder,

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Gallbladder disease and gallstones commonly cause cholecystitis, inflammation of the gallbladder which may be acute or chronic. Cholecystitis is associated with gallstones in 90% of cases. Gallstones are formed from normally soluble components of bile which become supersaturated and precipitate. An estimated 14-20% of Australians will develop gallstones in their lifetime.…

Alcoholic liver disease (ALD)

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Liver and Gall Bladder,

Alcoholic liver disease is the accumulation of toxins due to excess alcohol consumption. The most recognised forms of liver disease are fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis and alcoholic cirrhosis. Causes of Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcoholic liver disease is the result of hepatocellular injury caused by excessive consumption of alcohol. The degree of liver damage is also…