How does alcohol damage the liver | Dr. Naresh Shanmugam
June 11, 2023
The liver is a vital organ responsible for several crucial functions in the body, including filtering toxins and waste products from the blood, producing bile for digestion, storing essential nutrients, metabolizing drugs and medications, and synthesizing proteins and clotting factors. However, when the liver itself becomes damaged, it can lead to a range of health problems and alcoholism can be one of the primary factors leading to liver damage.
Watch this video as Dr. Naresh Shanmugam, Director-Women and Child Health & Senior Consultant-Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology talks about the harmful effects of alcohol on liver and the stages of liver damage due to alcoholism.