Fatty Liver Disease May Increase Risk for Heart Failure

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition that occurs when fat accumulates in the liver from causes other than excessive alcohol consumption, and it is associated with a number of poor health outcomes. Following an analysis of national health survey data from 2005-2018, researchers report that NAFLD patients are 3.5 times more likely to develop heart failure than individuals with healthy liver function. American Heart Association, November 2022

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