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Introduction
Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) refers to liver damage caused by alcohol misuse. It covers a range of conditions and associated symptoms.
Symptoms of alcohol-related liver disease
In many cases, people with alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) do not have any noticeable symptoms until their liver is badly damaged.
Causes of alcohol-related liver disease
Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) is caused by drinking too much alcohol. The more you drink above the recommended limits, the higher your risk of developing ARLD.
Diagnosing alcohol-related liver disease
Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) is often first suspected when tests for other medical conditions show that the liver has been damaged.
Treating alcohol-related liver disease
Successful treatment for Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) often depends on whether someone is willing to stop drinking alcohol, and make changes to their lifestyle.
Complications of alcohol-related liver disease
There are a number of serious complications that can develop if you have alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD).
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