Reducing Your Risk of Cirrhosis
Abstain from Alcohol
- The more you drink at each episode
- If you drink frequently
Abstain from Tobacco
Reduce Your Risk of Contracting Hepatitis
Treat Non-Infectious Hepatitis
Screen for Genetic Disease
Maintain a Healthy Weight
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Cirrhosis. American Liver Foundation website. Available at: http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/cirrhosis. Updated December 3, 2012. Accessed April 24, 2013.
Cirrhosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 27, 2012. Accessed April 24, 2013.
Cirrhosis. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/cirrhosis/index.aspx. Updated February 21, 2012. Accessed April 24, 2013.
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- Reviewer: Daus Mahnke, MD
- Review Date: 03/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/19/2014 -
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