Myths about liver disease

Over 600 thousand people in the UK are estimated to have some form of serious liver disease. And 1 in 5 of us could be at risk of developing it. But despite it being so common, there are lots of myths and misunderstandings.

The stigma around liver disease means that people often hide their condition, so the truth remains hidden too.

On this page we look at the facts behind some of the biggest liver disease myths.