Digestive Health


Learn about cirrhosis, a chronic condition involving damage of the liver, and its links to alcoholism and hepatitis.

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Risk Factors

Cold, Dark Climates Raise Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Risk

People who live in colder areas of the world that get less sunlight tend to drink more alcohol and have a higher risk of alcohol-related liver diseases.

By Diane Domina
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Dental Oral Care

Gum Disease Treatment May Help People With Liver Disease

Oral care to treat gum disease can help reduce inflammation and toxins in the blood caused by cirrhosis of the liver, according to a study published online.

By Diane Domina
Vitamin E gel capsules on a wooden cutting board.
Alternative Treatment

Vitamin E for Your Fatty Liver

With all the ways that we have now to treat fatty liver disease I don’t understand why any of us still have it. Yet most people with diabetes suffer from this potentially dangerous condition. Now we have yet another tool in our arsenal against fatty ...

By David Mendosa
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Fatty Liver and Exercise

Of the 313 articles that I have written here about diabetes in the past three years, I did write 19 of them about complications. But each of them emphasized how to prevent or control one of these complications. That’s how I stay positive.

By David Mendosa