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What Does Alcohol Do To My Liver?

People often ask, “What does regular alcohol bingeing do to my liver?” Well, it depends on what you call regular.

Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver, transmitted through contaminated food or water or via an infected person.

Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which the body absorbs too much iron from food, leading to a build-up of

9 Signs your liver may be damaged

Your liver is a key part of your digestive system, responsible for cleaning out toxins from your blood, processing medicines,

Fatty liver

Fatty liver is the build up of fats within the cells of the liver to the point that more than

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. ‘Hepatitis’ means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis

Constipation: treatment options

There are several treatments available for the treatment of constipation. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the

Hepatitis C antibodies and antibody testing

What are antibodies? Antibodies are our main form of defence in the bloodstream. They are a form of protein that

Hepatitis C and sexual transmission

Introduction Hepatitis C (also called hep C) is not classified as an STI (sexually transmissible infection) although people, unable to

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