Risks and causes

Anyone can develop liver disease, but there are some things that make it more likely. Some causes of liver disease, such as genetic and autoimmune diseases, are totally outside our control. While with other risk factors, like alcohol, we have the chance to reduce our risk of liver disease and liver cancer. That doesn’t mean they are completely in our control, but there are positive steps we can all take.

Together alcohol, excess bodyweight, and viral hepatitis are behind 9 in 10 cases of liver disease. Read more about the three main causes of liver disease and get advice and simple tips to love your liver.