Alcoholic Liver Disease
What is Alcoholic Liver Disease?
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is injury or damage to the liver caused by chronic alcohol consumption. One of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States, ALD can manifest itself as three separate conditions and any or all of these three conditions can occur at the same time, in the same patient.
Alcoholic liver disease is the fourth most common cause of death among middle-aged Americans.
7 Critical Foods That Are Crucial For Your Liver Health and Important To Detox Your Liver
If you’ve ever wanted to know the 7 most critical foods to eat to pump up your liver’s detox engine, to trim fat from your liver, to reduce your liver inflammation, to SUPER CHARGE your liver and gallbladder health... and will leave your taste buds BEGGING for more... please keep reading.
American Liver Foundation “Alcoholic Liver Disease” http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/alcohol/. Retrieved March 4, 2011
Mayo Clinic “Alcoholic Hepatitis”http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/alcoholic-hepatitis/DS00785. Retrieved March 4, 2011
Medline Plus “Alcoholic Liver Disease” http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000281.htm. Retrieved March 4, 2011
Palmer, M.D., Melissa. Dr. Melissa Palmer’s Guide to Hepatitis & Liver Disease. New York: Avery Trade, 2004.
Worman, MD Howard J. The Liver Disorders and Hepatitis Sourcebook. McGraw-Hill, 2006