Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) may not cause symptoms, but it’s become the most common liver condition in the West, affecting as many as 30% of individuals. It can progress to Non Alcoholic Steatohepatis (NASH), which causes liver inflammation and can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer in about 10% of those affected.
Advances in medical science and public health have steadily prolonged life expectancy in most of the developed world, but the prospect of an exploding population of elderly people has brought with it a host of new challenges. None of these is more formidable than the looming epidemic of Alzheimer’s. The personal, economic and social costs could be staggering, and governments and healthcare specialists are struggling to fashion a response.
Inflammation that persists means that something is wrong, and whereas acute inflammation is an integral part of healing, chronic inflammation can cause real and lasting damage. When we think of chronic inflammation, we naturally think of conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel disease (colitis), and Lupus