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Alcoholic Liver Disease, (Mind Map) By: Alexander Distefano by Mind Map: Alcoholic Liver
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Alcoholic Liver Disease, (Mind Map) By: Alexander Distefano

Liver Biopsy

What is Alcoholic Liver Disease?

Alcoholic liver disease is damage to the liver and its function due to alcohol abuse. Overall, the disease could manifest into three stages depending on risk factors. Some risk factors are directly linked to certain stages of the disease

Stages of Alcoholic disease

Stage 1: Fatty liver disease, Stage 2: Alcoholic hepatitis, Stage 3 Cirrhosis

Causes

Excessive Alcohol abuse over a long period of time.

Long Term alcohol abuse can put you at risk in developing serious medical Conditions., Brain Health, Epilepsy, Depression, Memory Loss, Dementia, Anxiety, Cancer, Bowel, Breast, Stomach, Liver, Mouth, Mouth, Larnyx, Pharynx, Osesophagus, Stomach Ulcers, variceal bleeding,, hepatic encephalopathy, ascites, Diabetes, High blood Pressure, Stroke, Heart Disease, Heart arrhythmia, Sexual Health, Men, Reduces testosterone levels, loss of sexual desire and affect sperm production, Problems achieving and or maintaining an Erection, Women, Affects Fertility. Excessive drinking disrupts menstrual cycles and makes it harder to conceive

risk factors

Excessive Alcoholic Comsumption

Drugs

Malnutrition/Diet

Virus Infection

Gender

Obesity

Prevention

Life style Changes

Diet

abstaining from alcohol

Diagnosing

Liver Enzyme test

New nAlanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST)

Alkaline phosphatase

Liver Function Tests

Bilirubin

Albumin

Prothrombin time and INR

Imaging tests

computerized tomography (CT),

magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Blood Test

Physical Examination

Symptoms

-Fatigue (feeling extremely tired) -Jaundice (yellow skin and eyes) -swelling of the stomach area -Nausea -Unusual Bowel Movements - Loss of appetite

Treatment

Liver Transplant

Life style changes

abstaining from alcohol

Diet

Counselling