In the most ideological state, about 5-10% fat content in liver is considered to be good and healthy. But more fat than that in your live can make you vulnerable to complication. In most cases, live can come up with own set of defense system to put our excess and also by rebuilding new liver cells when the old ones are damaged which process goes continuously. But complication arises when one keeps consuming harmful substances like caffeinated drinks or in most cases alcohol abuse. Steatosis cases are more common in the age group of 40 to 60age group, but some conditions like can make it reoccur.
These symptoms can vary from person to person but in most case it is hard to diagnosis the actually symptoms. In most case general diagnosis of general abdominal problems can help doctor to test for any complication. The most common symptom is swelled up stomach excess fat can cause liver inflammation. In such case usually you may experience a poor appetite, weight loss, abdominal pain, weakness, and confusion issues more frequently.
It is not only alcoholism that can be held responsible to cases Steatosis; there are other factors that can collectively or can cause such liver condition. It causes when liver can’t perform to its full potential as it as to process in much more and then it result in fat accumulation first as buffer and then cognation. Some other factors include obesity, overweight, hyperlipidemia, or high levels of fats in the blood, diabetes conditions, genetic inheritance, rapid weight loss and also includes side effect of certain medications, including aspirin, steroids, tamoxifen, and tetracycline. In case if anyone is experiencing such adverse effect, it is wised to visit doctors.
The Risk Factor: Though Steatosis is itself an alignment but it can also make some favorable conditions to cause other health complications. It is not good for those people who have diabetes type 2 as it can be capable to cause insulin resistance. And for many thing obesity and most of the overweight issues can also be linked to such disease as it boost up fat accumulation which also cause cholesterol issues.
There are other issues though obvious was excessive alcohol use and pregnancy, high cholesterol issue, high triglyceride levels, malnutrition or metabolic syndrome. Even in some off counter medicine like acetaminophen can also cause some complications.
Treatment: Fortunately, Steatosis doesn’t need to be going through proper surgical procedures. It takes a proper diagnostic to decide the actual factor that causes such liver conditions. And there are some diagnosis techniques like physical exams and blood test when somehow confirms about fatty liver conditions. There are other high-tech diagnostics like ultrasound and/or liver biopsy which gives complete analysis of the conditions.
Some of the simple alteration and good habits like limiting or avoiding alcoholic beverages, managing your cholesterol, losing weight and also controlling your blood sugar level can help you manage symptoms efficiently and eventually speeding up the recovery process. Though it is still suggested to opt for proper treatment and follow medication is prescribed.