Fatty liver disease occurs when too much fat is stored in the liver. Experts do not have a definitive answer on why some people accumulate fat in the liver and others do not; however, fatty livers can lead to inflammation that progresses into cirrhosis. Fatty liver disease (non-alcoholic) may be attributed to obesity, insulin resistance, high blood sugar (hyperglycemia), and high levels of triglycerides in the blood. People with sleep apnea, metabolic issues, thyroid disorders, obesity, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and Type 2 diabetes may be at higher risk.
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