What are the risk factors & preventive measures of fatty liver disease?

Risk factors and preventive measures of fatty liver disease

Do you know the risk factor of Fatty Liver? There are many risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Lifeline Labs the best pathology in Lucknow discuss about the risk factors and preventive measures of Fatty Liver diseases. The risk factor including:

§  Obesity

§  Type 2 diabetes

§  Insulin resistance

§  High blood pressure

§  High cholesterol levels

§  High triglyceride levels

§  Polycystic ovary syndrome

§  Underactive thyroid

§  Family history of fatty liver disease

§  Metabolic syndrome

§  Underactive pituitary gland

§  Age over 50 years

§  Smoking

How is the fatty liver disease diagnosed?

The best diagnostic center in Lucknow provide best treatment. In Lifeline Labs the following tests are used to diagnose the fatty liver disease:

§  Blood tests to measure liver function and indicate inflammation.

§  Go through Liver ultrasound that looks for irregularities in the shape and consistency of the liver.

§  Computed tomography (CT) is a method of body imaging that provides a detailed view of the liver.

§  A liver biopsy may be needed to make a definite diagnosis of fatty liver disease. The test also helps in defining the stage of disease and the severity of liver inflammation.

How can the fatty liver disease be prevented?

Patient should follow below tips to prevent fatty liver disease:

§  Maintain a healthy weight.

§  Eat a balanced diet that is high in vegetables, fruits, and good fats.

§  Limit consumption of refined carbohydrates such as sweets, white rice, white bread.

§  Limit consumption of saturated fats, trans fats such as red meat, processed snack foods.

§  Exercise regularly.

§  Limit or avoid alcohol.

§  Take medications as prescribed.

§  Quit smoking

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