What is fatty liver disease?
Fatty liver is a condition where there is abnormal accumulation of lipids in the liver cells (steatosis) due to disturbances in the fat metabolism. It can also be caused by other diseases that affect the fat metabolism. The main reason for this condition is excessive alcohol intake, but it can be a non alcoholic condition too. Fatty liver is often associated with inflammation and enlargement of liver and hence the condition is also referred to as steato-hepatitis. If left untreated,it may lead to cirrhosis and hepatic failure.?The fatty liver is a reversible condition and requires some lifestyle changes. Besides this, homeopathy for fatty liver can also help you treat the condition easily.
Symptoms of Fatty Liver:
Most of the times, this condition is diagnosed accidentally when undergoing liver function tests or imaging techniques for some other reasons since it is usually asymptomatic. Some of the symptoms if present are:
- Abdominal discomfort
- Enlargement of liver
- Inflammation in the liver
- Poor appetite
- Weight loss
However, if the fatty liver progresses to liver failure, the symptoms are:
- Tendency to bleed
- Distended abdomen with ascites.
- Yellowness of the conjunctiva
The most common cause of fatty liver is alcoholism. Fatty liver develops when the body has too much fat that cannot be metabolized fast enough. The excess fat is stored in liver cells where it accumulates to form the fatty liver disease. Eating high fatty diet may not directly result in fatty liver but can contribute to it. Other common causes besides alcoholism are listed as follows:
- Diabetes and other metabolic disorders
- Genetic Inheritance
- Rapid weight loss from malnutrition
- Side effects of certain medications
- other medical conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, hepatitis, etc.
Homeopathic Medicine for Fatty Liver
The homeopathic medicine for fatty liver can reverse the condition of fatty?liver?and bring it back to normal. The Homeopathic medicines are made of natural substances and are given to patients after studying the unique symptoms experienced by each one of them. The homeopathic remedies for a fatty liver are completely safe with no side effects.
Schwabe’s Nux vomica, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Apocynum, Iris versicolor are some of the effective remedies for fatty liver. It is one of the best homeopathic medicines for fatty liver when it comes to over consumption of alcohol. ?Some of the Scwabe?s mother tinctures such as Chelidonium majus MT, Carduus marianus MT, Chionanthus MT are also very useful in treating this condition.