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Author Topic: More Physical Activity Tied to Lower Fatty Liver Disease Mortality  (Read 2864 times)

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 Physical activity levels were found to impact the likelihood of death from any cause in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Arising from the accumulation of fat in the liver, NAFLD and its more severe form, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), are responsible for a growing proportion of advanced liver disease worldwide. As a result of inflammation, NAFLD can lead to the buildup of scar tissue (fibrosis), cirrhosis (advanced scarring) and even liver cancer. With no effective approved medical therapies, disease management is dependent on lifestyle changes such as weight loss and exercise.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/physical-activity-tied-lower-fatty-liver-disease-mortality

 


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