Posted on Apr 19, 2022
The alcohol-related liver disease is a major health complication that majority of the Indians face. This ailment is mainly caused due to the excessive consumption of alcohol by a person.
However, studies also reveal a very interesting and complex interplay of genetic, environmental, and social factors which contribute to development, progression, and consequences of alcohol‐related liver disease (ARLD).
Of note is the fact that liver disease is not universal, even in people with very high alcohol consumption. Only a minority of those consuming alcohol go on to develop ARLD.
So, that attracts the question- What are the risk-factors which make one more prone to develop ARLD?
Several studies on this aspect have identified such risk factors which are summarized as below: