Due to environmental changes and other factors, liver disease has become one of the growing concerns in India and other countries across the globe. Now, approx. 10% of people are affected by this disease and living a life that they never want. Some common liver diseases that are affecting people’s life are alcoholic liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and hepatitis.
Symptoms of liver disease are also different in every person. While some people have some signs that help them to know about liver disease, others don’t have any kind of signs until the disease is progressed. Here are some common symptoms that may help you know you are suffering from liver disease, including:
Screening for liver disease is not yet widely practiced in India, which means that many cases are not detected until the disease has progressed. However, screening can effectively detect liver disease early when it is most treatable. It is recommended that individuals at high risk for liver disease undergo regular screening, including those with a history of hepatitis B or C, excessive alcohol consumption, or a family history of liver disease.
Aside from screening, an individual can follow some health tips such as taking a healthy diet, doing exercises, avoiding drinking & smoking, practicing safe sex, and much more to reduce the chances of liver disease.
Someone who is diagnosed with this life-threatening disease can follow some treatment options. That is:
It is important to remember that early detection and treatment of liver disease can greatly increase the chances of a positive outcome. If you are experiencing any symptoms or are due for screening, don’t delay speaking with your healthcare provider. With proper screening and timely treatment, liver disease can be managed effectively.
Contact us today to book an appointment with Dr. Manish Srivastava, Head of the Department and our Chief Surgeon, and take the first step towards better digestive health.