Effects of Alcohol on the Liver 

Warning Signs of Alcohol-Related Liver Damage and Early Signs of Liver Damage from Alcohol.

Excessive alcohol consumption can have serious and even  life-threatening consequences for your liver. Over time, heavy drinking can lead to a condition known as alcoholic liver disease.

Warning Signs of Alcohol-Related Liver Damage:

Breaking down drugs, alcohol, or, other potentially toxic substances.

Storing nutrients in the form of glycogen, and certain types of vitamins. 


Early Signs of Liver Damage from Alcohol: 

Swelling of the liver.

Abdominal pain. 


Loss of appetite. 

Nausea and vomiting.

What Happens to Your Liver by Drinking Too Much Alcohol? 

Fatty Liver: In this stage, fat builds up in your liver. This is usually a reversible condition.

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Alcoholic Hepatitis:

This is a more serious condition in which your liver becomes inflamed. This can lead to cirrhosis i.e. scarring of the liver.


The most advanced effects of alcohol on the liver are characterized by extensive scarring of the liver. At this stage, your liver may become hardened and you may experience.

Treatment for Liver Disease:

Medications: If your liver disease is caused by hepatitis C, antiviral medications are prescribed by doctors to clear the virus and prevent further damage to your liver.

There are several things to do to overcome the effects of alcohol on the liver and help prevent liver disease if you drink alcohol. 

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