Alcohol consumption is now a common activity in most parts of the world. Even though people are aware of its dire consequences, it doesn’t stop them from stopping its consumption. If the consumption is not limited to a certain level, it can cause serious damage to the body, especially the liver, and the Alcohol Impact Liver. Hence, one must always be careful about consuming things such as alcohol.
How does alcohol consumption damage the liver?
The liver is a complex organ and can regenerate itself, but that is only possible to a certain limit. Constant damage to the organ leads to liver problems such as ARLD (Alcohol-related liver disease), fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver failure, etc. When somebody consumes alcohol, the liver cells die while filtering it. Even though the liver is capable of developing new cells, constant consumption reduces its ability to regenerate, causing permanent damage to the organ.
How do you limit alcohol consumption?
It might seem tough, but limiting alcohol consumption or totally stopping it is possible. Here are a few ways through which you can do it:
- Set a goal – Plan a safe amount of alcohol you can consume per week.
- Do not keep alcohol near you – Restrict from keeping alcohol at your home or anywhere near you.
- Keep yourself busy – Keeping yourself busy with other stuff will keep your mind away from alcohol consumption.
- Ask for help – If you feel that your addiction has become uncontrollable, you can talk to a guardian or ask for help from professionals such as doctors, counselors, etc.
Alcohol consumption has largely increased in the previous decade, which has become a major reason for liver failures in the current scenario. Even though limited use can be completely fine for the body, it is advisable to keep away from things such as alcohol, as constant consumption leads to addiction and, eventually, liver diseases. So, if one wishes to have alcohol, one must restrict it to a certain level. Also, those already into this habit should limit their consumption as much as possible. For assistance, contact Dr. Ujwal Zambare.
About Dr. Ujwal Zambare
Dr. Ujwal Zambare is one of The Best Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Diseases surgeon in Pune. He is having 12 years of experience in the field of Gastrointestinal surgery, oncology, minimally invasive surgery, and Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary tract surgery. His core skills are Liver resection surgery, Acute, and Chronic pancreatitis, Trauma surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Complex Hernia Surgery Open/ Lap, and Liver cancer. He has worked at various public and private hospitals in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, and Pune.