Your liver is a wonderful work of biological evolution. The only organ with the capacity to regenerate, your liver has the ability to regrow itself either after surgical removal or chemical injury due to overdosing. Sadly, your liver is not indestructible. Among adults between the ages of 25 and 64, liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver are the 7th leading cause of death.
As with most ailments, knowing what to look for and early diagnosis is paramount in the treatment and possible recovery of liver disease. Here are 10 of the most common symptoms regarding liver disease.
10. Loss of Appetite
One of the hallmarks of liver disease is a loss of appetite. When your liver is damaged repeatedly by drinking or if you have hepatitis B or C, scarring can mar your liver. This scarring is called cirrhosis. Once your liver has been compromised, the body tries to help by sending cytokines
Unfortunately, cirrhosis is almost always irreversible. Catching it early is the best way to stop further damage and to promote at least partial recovery.