Hyderabad April 19th 2022: On the Occasion of World Liver Day Doctors of Medicover Hospitals done Awareness program and Launched Post Covid Liver Clinic on World Liver Day Dr. Anil Krishna, Chairman & Managing Director Medicover Hospitals said that there is no doubt that Corona has completely changed our way of life. Many people who suffered from corona end up with fatty liver problems due to the sedentary life style especially during last two years.
The city of Nawabs is witnessing a rise in the number of cases of chronic liver disease, acute liver disease (Critical cases) and liver cancer with 30-50 new cases reported daily. People diagnosed with fatty liver problems post covid times should be Educated and Prevention can save lives. A holistic approach is required for managing patients with fatty liver disease. Lifestyle interventions and medical management of this metabolic risk disease should be discussed with the experts for the right suggestions and plan of action.
When diagnosed with fatty liver problems Locate expert hepatologists to seek care, when needed Do not self-diagnose, worry, or get fearful regarding your condition. Must take second opinion if there is no hope with ongoing treatment
Fatty liver is a silent epidemic!
This disease can act as a silent killer for decades. Early detection of liver diseases can help to reduce the chances of liver failure. Lifestyle changes such as quitting alcohol, maintaining a healthy weight, along with annual screening can help manage the condition. If the disease is not treated on time, it can lead to chronic liver failure, which may need a liver transplant.
Dr. Sachin Daga -HOD - HPB & Liver Transplant Surgeon says that the liver is one of the most important organs in the body. The number of liver patients has been steadily increasing over the past few years. Most of the time, we ourselves are responsible for liver diseases. It could be alcohol, fatty liver, hepatitis B or C, or something else. So, prevention is better than cure. Lifestyle modifications like regular exercise, avoiding unhygienic food and alcohol is the key to a healthy liver. Continuing with these habits leads to worsening of the situation and patients land in life-threatening emergencies. One of the most common reasons that necessitates emergency liver transplant is acute liver deterioration due to treatment by a quack. Moka Praneeth Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hematologist says that Chronic liver disease is gradually becoming a public health priority in India. Overall, non- alcoholic fatty liver disease and alcoholic liver disease are emerging as important causes of chronic liver disease in the country, paralleling the changes in lifestyle and social customs. Hepatitis B is the major cause of chronic liver disease and liver cancer. Hepatitis C, with effective National Viral Hepatitis Control Program has reduced in the community. Dr. Subramanya Srinivas - Consultant Gastroenterologist says above all, it's important to follow the doctor's advice and have a regular visit to the doctor once diagnosed with the problem. This condition needs lots of patience and pursuance during treatment as it’s a prolonged treatment.