By itself, fat in the liver is not usually a problem. Fatty liver disease (FLD) can become serious, though, because of the problems that can develop from having excess fat in the liver over time. If untreated, fatty liver disease can lead to problems including an enlarged liver, cell death in the liver, cirrhosis, and eventual liver failure. Other problems related to fatty liver disease are obesity and poor nutrition; these conditions can lead to FLD and have an overall negative impact on your health.
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Is fatty liver disease serious?
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How does postrenal acute renal failure affect the body?
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Postrenal acute renal failure is caused when something interferes with the flow of urine from the kidneys. When urine can't leave the kidneys, it results in a buildup of waste in the blood. This leads to problematic symptoms in the kidneys, blood, bladder, and throughout the body. The effect on the body depends on the cause of the disruption to urine flow. The blockage may be caused by a variety of underlying factors, including bladder or kidney stones, tumors pressing on the bladder or ureters, an enlarged prostate, or a blood clot. These factors may cause other problems in your body, including a swollen bladder that can lead to severe abdominal pain.
What is cardiology?
Cardiology is the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
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