Liver Disease in Men
The liver is the second largest organ in your body, weighing in at around 3 pounds. It performs many important functions, including processing food and drink into energy and nutrients and filtering out harmful substances from your blood.
Common Types of Liver Disease
- Alcohol-induced liver disease
- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Common Symptoms of Liver Disease
- Fatigue or excessive tiredness
- Jaundice or yellowing of the eyes and skin
- Dark urine
- Very pale or light colored stool or bowel movements
- Bleeding from the GI tract
- Mental confusion
- Retention of fluids in the abdomen
Physicians Who Treat Liver Disease
Gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing and treating liver disease.