Posts Tagged ‘symptoms’

Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem

Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem February 14th, 2014 Urine that is orange, amber or brown might signify liver disease. Know what you can rule out and which other symptoms might point to the same conclusion. Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Liver disease is becoming one of the…

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High Prevalence of Sleep Disturbance in Cirrhosis

High Prevalence of Sleep Disturbance in Cirrhosis HEPATOLOGY, February 1998, p. 339-345, Vol. 27, No. 2 Original Articles Juan Córdoba1, Juan Cabrera1, Louis Lataif1, Plamen Penev2, Phyllis Zee2, and Andrés T. Blei1 From Northwestern University, and the Departments of 1 Medicine and 2 Neurology, the Sleep Laboratory at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lakeside VA Medical…

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How to Recognize Cirrhosis (with pictures)

How to Recognize Cirrhosis (with pictures) Trichrome stain of micrograph of liver tissue highlighting bridging fibrosis surrounding regenerative liver nodules, diagnostic of cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is the end result of liver injury characterised by distortion of the hepatic architecture by extensive fibrosis and the formation of regenerative nodules with chronic inflammation of the liver tissues. Cirrhosis…

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Symptoms of Liver Failure from Alcohol

Symptoms of Liver Failure from Alcohol If you have been involved in heavy drinking for many years, it’s high time to go through various symptoms of liver failure from alcohol so that you can be aware of your medical health, should the worst case scenario of liver failure hits you sooner or later. The largest…

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Liver Diseases and their Symptoms

Liver Diseases and their Symptoms Alagille Syndrome – an inherited disorder characterized by a progressive loss of the bile ducts within the liver and narrowing of bile ducts outside the liver over the first year of life. Symptoms include jaundice, pale, loose stools and poor growth within the first three months of life. Alpha 1…

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