Evidence of a fatty liver is considered almost a guarantee among people who consistently drink heavily. But about 40 percent of people who drink in moderation also may show signs of a fatty liver. When it is not found in combination with cirrhosis or more advanced stages of alcoholic liver disease, fatty liver disease alone does not typically cause symptoms, so it is possible that many people have the condition without being aware of it.
Michael E. Stachecki, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
- internal medicine
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- Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
- Genesys Regional Medical Center
- St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
What is the rate of prevalence for fatty liver disease?
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How can a bad relationship affect heart disease?
You probably suspect that a colder-than-the-Antarctic marriage can lead to physical as well as legal troubles. Ditto if your so-called pals fall into the "with friends like these, who needs enemies" category. Unhappy relationships zoom up heart disease risk 25% -- along with your risk of a heart attack. Break up with that bad crowd and find real friends. If your marriage has gone from tender to tense, work on it (everyone has to at some point). Your blood pressure will drop, your arteries will be cleaner, and, hey, you'll be happier!
What is the relationship between nutrition and coronary heart disease?
Your diet can play a critical role in reducing your risk of heart disease. One study found that people ages 70 to 90 who ate a heart-friendly diet rich in wholesome carbs and healthy fats (along with increased exercise) had a 65 percent to 73 percent lower rate of death from all chronic disease, including heart disease.
Foods full of unhealthy fats and sugars can cause inflammation and plaque buildup in your arteries, a ripe recipe for a heart attack or stroke. The right diet can help keep your arteries clear and work to cut your risk.
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