Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the accumulation of fat in the liver found in people who drink little or no alcohol.  Nonalcoholic fatty liver is also known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).  Nonalcoholic fatty liver is fairly common and many times causes no symptoms and no problems.  In some individuals, the accumulation of fat in the…

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Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcers are sores, or ulcers, in the lining of the digestive tract. They most often occur in the stomach or the duodenum. Normally, a thick layer of mucus protects the lining of the stomach from digestive juices. A peptic ulcer develops when this protective layer is reduced. The two most common causes of this…

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