Your liver is the second-largest organ in your body. It helps process nutrients from food and drinks and filters harmful substances from your blood. Your liver is vital to your body’s metabolic functions. Without a functioning liver, a person cannot survive.
Fatty liver occurs when excess fat builds up in liver cells. Fatty liver is a relatively common condition, affecting nearly 25% of people globally. Fatty liver is linked to alcohol consumption, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. If fatty liver is not addressed, it can lead to more serious liver disease and far greater health problems in the future.
There are many signs of a possible fatty liver, though not all of these may be present in every case:
Naturally, the best way to reverse fatty liver is to lose weight. Additional measures directly related to liver health include:
If you are showing symptoms of a fatty liver, please schedule a consultation with your primary care provider or a medical weight loss specialist. Ogden Clinic has state-of-the-art testing modalities and our providers take a comprehensive approach to ensuring your liver is in the best of health.