Ads from Google:


Google ad
End of ad
Google Adsense ad
End of ads.

Liver Cirrhosis - a Risk for Alcoholics

Abstract: Liver cirrhosis, a chronic breakdown of liver functions caused by prolonged excessive alcohol usage.

Crocodilu logo
psychologist Independent medical expert answers on psychiatry and psychology

Liver Cirrhosis - a Risk for Alcoholics

Go the top of the page Top Forum iconDiscuss this Forum iconGet expert advice Printer Print
Question(s): 
Written by: Wendy Moelker, Psychologist in charge, tutor, Emergis center for mental health care, Goes, the Netherlands.
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 22 Jul 2008.

What is liver cirrhosis?

Answer:

Liver cirrhosis is the chronic strain and infection of the liver. The liver breaks down alcohol. When the liver is strained it can get infected. The infected cells die and are replaced by connective tissue. These are actually little scars. Because of the connective tissue, the liver functions less efficiently and can no longer recover.

Not everybody who drinks excessively gets liver cirrhosis, but anomalies in the liver often remain unknown or are discovered only after many years. Research conducted on deceased people who were known for drinking more than 5 alcoholic beverages a day showed that 20% suffered from liver cirrhosis.

Intelligent natural language question-answering in the area of psychology and psychiatry. Ask a simple question:
Local help Info
Google ad
End of ad
Disclaimer: The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care or attention by a qualified psychiatrist or psychotherapist. It can not and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment. If you find anything wrong, please notify us at .
Go to top of page To top of page
Crocodilu in other languages: Finnish German Greek Italian Polish Russian Swedish

add-alcohol-liver Copyright 2003-2017 Crocodilu
Copyright 2003-2017 Crocodilu.
Crocodilu was selected as finalist for the 2008 Stockholm Challenge Award
Translate Crocodilu
We seek voluntary translators who are interested in translating Crocodilu to new languages. We can provide the servers, and pay you 50 % of the income from ads on pages, which you have translated. We are especially interested in translators from German To English, From German, Swedish or English to French, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Finnish, Polish, Farsi, Russian.
crocodilu.info/en/tr/

Advertise here
Reach 300 000 visitors reading one million pages for a cost of 600 US $/month.
/en/ad/

Buy Nandrolone phenylpropionate online in USA

подробнее pills24.com.ua