A. UNDERSTANDING LIVER DISEASE
Liver is the largest organ of the human body preformance. In the hearts of many important processes occur in our lives is the process of energy storage, formation of protein and bile acids, regulation of cholesterol metabolism, and neutralizing toxins / drugs that enter our body preformance. So that can be imagined as a result that would arise when damage occurs to the liver.
B. Some Other Between Heart Disease
1. Liver disease due to infection
eg viral hepatitis) that is transmitted through the food & beverage tekontaminasi, injections, tattoos, a contaminated needle prick, sexual kegiatn, etc..
2. Liver disease due to toxins (such as alcohol or certain drugs) Alcohol is toxic tehadap liver. The existence of drug accumulation in the liver (such as acetaminophen) or interference with the metabolism of drugs can cause liver disease.
3. Genetics or heredity (eg hemochromatosis)
4. Immune disorders (eg autoimmune hepatitis)
Autoimmune disease is a disease caused due to the resistance against the body’s own tissues. In general, autoimmune hepatitis who resisted the liver cells, resulting in inflammation is chronic.
5. Cancer (eg Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
Liver cancer can be caused by carcinogenic compounds such as aflatoxin, polyvinyl chloride (plastic fabric), viruses, etc..
Aplatoxin is a toxin produced by Aspergillus flavus and can contaminate food during storage be food, like beans, rice & cassava, especially in the tropics. Hepatitis B and liver cirrhosis C funds can develop into liver cancer.
Attention to the HEART shape we can do to avoid things that can cause liver peyakit.
Some liver diseases are common and laboratory tests to detect.
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver cells. Viruses are the most frequent cause of hepatitis, especially hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. In general, people with hepatitis A & E may recover, otherwise B & C can become chronic. Hepatitis D virus can only attack people who have been infected with hepatitis B virus and can aggravate the condition of the patient.
Laboratory tests are needed to confirm the diagnosis of hepatitis due to hepatitis patients are often asymptomatic or atypical symptoms.
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