Fat in the liver, also known as hepatic steatosis, usually does not cause symptoms when it is mild, and that is why it is common for the disease to be diagnosed when the patient is tested to evaluate other health problems.
The accumulation of fat in the liver is generally not a serious situation, but when it is not properly treated, it can lead to a loss of functioning of the liver cells resulting in a disease called cirrhosis, and a liver transplant may be necessary.
If you want to know if you can have fatty liver, select your symptoms here:
- Do you have a loss of appetite?
- Do you have pain in the upper right side of the belly?
- Do you have a swollen belly?
- Do you have whitish stools?
- Do you have frequent tiredness?
- Do you have a constant headache?
- Do you have dizziness and vomiting?
- Do you have yellow eyes and skin?
Despite being more common in obese and diabetics, the accumulation of fat in the liver can affect anyone who has a poor diet and does not do regular physical activity.
How To Deal With It
The fatty liver has a cure, mainly when it is still in the initial stages, and its treatment is done mainly with dietary alterations, regular physical activity, weight loss and control of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol which might make you ask is “hua Laksiam” really effective (ฮั้วลักเซียมดีจริงไหม which is the term in Thai).
The diet should be rich in whole foods such as wheat flour, rice and pasta, fruits, vegetables, fish, white meat and milk and their skimmed derivatives.
In addition to the above, it is important to stop smoking and consume alcoholic beverages, as well as reduce the consumption of foods high in fat and simple carbohydrates such as white bread, pizza, red meat, sausages, sausages, butter and frozen foods.