A fatty liver causes mental and emotional problems

A short-term study conducted by British scientists revealed that fatty liver might also have an impact on a person’s mental and emotional wellbeing.

A short-term study by British experts has shown that fatty liver can also affect a person’s mental and emotional health. Fatty liver can be caused by many things, but alcohol and smoking are the most common ones. Obesity is also a major cause of fatty liver, in addition to bad eating habits. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a condition in which fat builds up on the liver because of obesity and poor eating habits. A recent study by experts found that NAFLD is a risk factor for brain and mental health.

Experts from King’s College London, the University of Lausanne, and the Roger William Institute of Hepatology did a study and found that having too much fat on the liver can be very bad for mental health.

According to the research that was published in the “British Lore Trust,” mice were split into two groups and given different kinds of foods that were high in fat or low in fat.

After 16 weeks of feeding the two groups of mice the different diets, the experts did several tests on them and looked at their mental and physical health, including the amount of fat in their livers.

Apart from this, the experts also evaluated the other physical health of the rats. The results showed that the mice that were given the high-fat diet not only developed fat in their livers, but it also affected their brains and minds.

The results showed that fat accumulation in the liver can make it difficult to deliver healthy oxygen to the brain, increasing the likelihood of stress and inflammation in the brain and mind.

Experts say that having more fat in the liver can also make the body less sensitive to insulin, and that the fat in the liver can affect the brain and make it less active.

Scientists say that people who are overweight and eat unhealthy foods are more likely to get fatty liver, which can lead to mental health problems.

In fact, research has found a link between depression and fatty liver. Experts asked for more research on the above study and said that the effects of fatty liver on other parts of the body, like mental health, should also be looked into.


Author: DoctorMaryam.org

3rd Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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