Causes of Liver Disease and Symptoms

Liver Disease Facts

The liver plays an important role in many bodily functions from protein production and blood clotting to cholesterol, glucose (sugar), and iron metabolism.
A variety of illnesses can affect the livercertain drugs like excessive amounts of acetaminophen, and acetaminophen combination medications like Vicodin, Norco, and statins,cirrhosis,alcohol abuse,hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E,Epstein Barr virus (infectious mononucleosis),non-alcoholic fatty liver disease,iron overload (hemochromatosis),
Symptoms of liver diseases

  • weakness and fatigue
  • weight loss
  • nausea
  • vomiting and
  • yellow discoloration of the skin (jaundice)