Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a term used to describe the accumulation of fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol.But in some people with non alcoholic fatty liver disease, the fat that accumulates can cause inflammation and scarring in the liver. This more serious form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is sometimes called nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.The overall prevalence of NAFLD was 27.3% (38.3% in men, 12.6% in women). When standardized according to age, area, and sex, the prevalence of NAFLD was 25.2%. The age and area standardized prevalence of NAFLD was higher for men (34.4%) than for women (12.2%; P<0.001).
Doctor may recommend to take vaccinations against hepatitis A and hepatitis B to help protect from viruses that may cause further liver damage.Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease usually causes no signs and symptoms. When it does, they may include:
•Pain in the upper right abdomen