Friday, 24 May 2024

 

 

LATEST NEWS INDIA bloc set to get clear, decisive mandate : Jairam Ramesh Hundreds of women extend support to Priya Tandon for BJP candidate Sanjay Tandon in Maloya Raja Warring Prioritizes Development Over Divisive Politics in Ludhiana AAP is discriminating against SCs and weaker sections of society : Sukhbir Singh Badal Thousands of workers supported Gurjeet Singh Aujla As soon as the results are declared on June 4, the people of the country will see the riot of INDI alliance and their triple talaq: Shehzad Poonawala. BJP National Spokesman Shehzad Poonawala lambasts Manish Tewari PM Modi Criticizes Congress, Highlights BJP Achievements in Shimla and Mandi Rallies Kabosu Famous Meme Dog Passed Away Due To Leukemia: The Beloved Shiba Inu Behind The Doge Meme Top 10 Suspense Thriller Web Series List 2024 | 5 Dariya News Bhagwant Mann campaigned for Hoshiarpur candidate Dr. Rajkumar Chabbewal Top 14 Bengali Web Series Hoichoi List 2024 | A Revolution in Bengali Web Series Entertainment Sachin Pilot Urges Massive Support for Singla in Critical Elections to Save Constitution Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena reviews progress on management of single use plastic in State Mann has given ‘Power Shock’ to the people of Punjab : Dr. Subhash Sharma NK Sharma poses five questions each to Preneet Kaur, Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi and Dr. Balbir Singh Recognising Excellence: Chitkara University confers upon Dr. Arvind Lal an Honorary Doctorate for Healthcare Innovation Rahul Gandhi will address in Amritsar on 25th May Bollywood's youngest stars to watch: A Look at their promising futures VIT-AP University Celebrates 7th University Day with grandeur and enthusiasm The Importance of Buying International Travel Insurance: Medical Benefits

 

Experts Observe Rising number of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases among Youngsters

Health, Dr. Irshad Ali H,Consultant Gastroenterologist, Liver, Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD, SPARSH Hospital, Bangalore
Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Bangalore , 22 Apr 2024

There has been a concerning uptick in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in youngsters, especially among women between the age group of (20-40) with a 15% rise over the past decade. Once considered a condition primarily affecting adults with a history of alcohol abuse, NAFLD is now emerging as a significant health issue among the youth. 

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, often called NAFLD, is a liver problem that affects people who drink little to no alcohol. In NAFLD, too much fat builds up in the liver. It is seen most often in people who are overweight or obese.

Several reasons contribute to NAFLD including a sedentary lifestyle, smoking drinking, consuming junk food and weight mismanagement. If obesity is not addressed at the earliest stage it might lead to Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and end-stage liver disease that can be fatal says Dr. Irshad Ali H, Consultant Gastroenterologist, SPARSH Hospital, Bangalore.

To minimize the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), certain precautions are to be considered:

Youngsters today are often exposed to diets rich in processed foods, and high in sugars, and saturated fats. These dietary habits contribute significantly to the accumulation of fat in the liver. Hence, prioritize a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins to reduce the risk of NAFLD.

Sedentary lifestyles, coupled with a decrease in physical activity, are prevalent among the younger generation Incorporate at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise most days to stay physically active and support liver function. Maintain a healthy weight through diet and exercise, as even modest weight loss can significantly benefit liver health.

 Avoid sugary beverages and alcohol consumption, manage chronic conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure and schedule regular medical check-ups for early detection and management of any underlying health issues associated with NAFLD.

The rising prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease among youngsters is a serious health concern that demands immediate attention. By addressing lifestyle factors, and promoting awareness, ensure a healthier future for our youth says Dr. Irshad.

 

Tags: Health , Dr. Irshad Ali H , Consultant Gastroenterologist , Liver , Fatty Liver Disease , Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease , NAFLD , SPARSH Hospital , Bangalore

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2024 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD