What Is Fatty Liver Disease?

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2. Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

If left untreated, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease can develop into nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. This is a more aggressive form of the disease and it can cause the liver to become inflamed. This inflammation, if left untreated, can cause damage to the liver, potentially causing the liver’s tissues to become damaged.

Damage to the liver tissues can cause scarring to form a condition known as cirrhosis. The same condition is sometimes caused by excessive alcohol consumption, which can also cause damage to the liver. Cirrhosis of the liver can affect the liver’s ability to perform to the point where it becomes dangerous.

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