Liver essentials: a comprehensive overview

The liver is vital for our health, detoxifying substances, producing proteins, and storing energy. Understanding its functions and common diseases is essential for good health and preventing liver disorders. Cirrhosis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with chronic liver disease1,2. Global burden of liver disease The global burden of chronic liver…

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Navigating fatigue: Strategies for managing fatigue in liver disease

Chronic fatigue, lasting over 6 months, is a primary concern in patients with chronic liver disease and greatly impacts their daily lives1,2. Diagnosis of fatigue due to liver diseases3 Fatigue diagnosis in CLD is complicated and requires4 Assessment of fatigue in liver disease4 Management of fatigue in liver disease4 A structured approach TrACE algorithm is…

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Unraveling the connection: Fatigue in chronic liver disease

Living with Chronic Liver Disease (CLD) and feeling exhausted all the time? Fatigue is defined as extreme exhaustion and failure to initiate or sustain physical activity1. It is one of the most common symptoms in CLD with up to 50% of patients presenting with clinically significant fatigue1. How common is fatigue in liver diseases?2: 75%…

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Healthy liver tips: nurturing the body’s vital organ 

Liver is one of the most vital organs in our body, playing a crucial role in filtering toxins, and metabolizing nutrients. How do we maintain a healthy liver?   Maintaining a healthy liver is essential for overall well-being. There are several tips and lifestyle changes that would keep the liver in a healthy condition1.  Conclusions: Adopting…

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