New Treatment for Fatty Liver Disease: Unveiling the Potential of Stem Cell Therapy

new treatment for fatty liver disease

Have you tried conventional medicines and fatty liver disease treatments, with little to no results? The good news is, there are now innovative and new treatments for fatty liver disease that can help cure the root cause of your illness.

Fatty liver disease, also known as hepatic steatosis, is a condition characterized by the accumulation of excess fat in your liver cells. Around 100 million Americans suffer from this disease. It can be categorized into two types: alcoholic fatty liver disease (caused by excessive alcohol consumption) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (associated with obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome).

Common treatments for fatty liver disease include lifestyle modifications, management of underlying conditions, as well as medications targeting liver inflammation and insulin resistance. However, there are newer minimally invasive treatments now available such as stem cell therapy that start healing your liver and help you achieve your best health.


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Fatty Liver Disease Symptoms

Fatty liver disease is often asymptomatic in its early stages. However, as the condition progresses, you may begin to notice symptoms.

Here are some common symptoms associated with fatty liver disease:

Fatigue: Individuals with fatty liver disease may experience persistent tiredness or a lack of energy.

Abdominal discomfort: Some people may experience discomfort or pain in the upper right side of the abdomen, where the liver is located.

Weight loss or poor appetite: Unexplained weight loss or a decreased appetite can be signs of advanced fatty liver disease.

Jaundice: In rare cases, fatty liver disease may lead to jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, indicating liver dysfunction.

Ascites: The accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity, known as ascites, can occur in advanced stages of fatty liver disease.

Enlarged liver: A swollen or enlarged liver, known as hepatomegaly, may be detected during a physical examination.

Dark urine: Fatty liver disease can sometimes cause dark-colored urine, indicating liver dysfunction.

If you suspect you may have fatty liver disease or are experiencing any concerning symptoms, it is advisable to consult a healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis and appropriate management.

What Causes Fatty Liver Disease?

Fatty liver disease can have multiple causes, including:

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): This form of fatty liver disease is not related to excessive alcohol consumption. It’s commonly associated with obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, and metabolic syndrome.

Alcohol consumption: Excessive and chronic alcohol consumption can lead to alcoholic fatty liver disease. The liver metabolizes alcohol, and heavy drinking over time can result in fat accumulation and inflammation in the liver.

Genetics: Certain genetic factors can make you more susceptible to developing fatty liver disease. Genetic conditions like inherited liver diseases, abnormal lipid metabolism, and insulin resistance may increase your risk.

Rapid weight loss: Rapid and significant weight loss, such as in cases of severe calorie restriction or bariatric surgery, can contribute to the development of fatty liver disease.

Medications and toxins: Long-term use of certain medications, such as corticosteroids, can contribute to fatty liver disease. Exposure to toxins, including environmental pollutants and certain industrial chemicals, may also damage your liver and lead to fat accumulation.

Whatever the cause of your fatty liver disease, you should explore different treatment options to start on the road to recovery.

New Treatments for Fatty Liver Disease

In recent years, several new treatments have emerged for fatty liver disease, offering hope for improved management and potential disease reversal.

Pharmaceutical companies have been actively developing new medications targeting various aspects of fatty liver disease. These include drugs aimed at reducing liver fat accumulation, improving insulin sensitivity, decreasing inflammation, and addressing metabolic abnormalities associated with the condition. Clinical trials are ongoing to assess the efficacy and safety of these medications.

Emerging evidence also suggests that your gut microbiota composition plays a role in fatty liver disease development and progression. Interventions targeting the gut microbiota through probiotics and  prebiotics are being explored as potential treatments to restore microbial balance and improve liver health.

These emerging treatments offer hope for better outcomes and improved quality of life for those affected by this condition. However, most of us do not want to rely on prescription medications for the rest of our lives, as they can come along with harsh side effects. Additionally, you have to consider that oral medications are processed by the liver, and in some cases can place more stress on the liver.

Fortunately, new regenerative treatments are available for those who want to avoid taking drugs for the rest of their lives.

Stem Cell Therapy for Fatty Liver Disease

Stem cell therapy is another potential new treatment for fatty liver disease that has garnered considerable interest. Stem cells, with their ability to differentiate into liver cells and promote tissue repair, hold promise for reversing liver damage.

The study of stem cells and their application in liver diseases holds great promise for both research and clinical practice. It’s an exciting direction that offers hope for improved treatment outcomes for liver diseases. A 2021 study published in American Journal of Translational Research concluded that stem cells have several properties that make them promising for the treatment of liver diseases. These include their ability to modulate the immune system, transform into liver cells, and repair damaged tissues.

Another 2019 study published in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine concluded that stem cell-based therapy shows great potential as a viable treatment approach for individuals with advanced liver disease, potentially reducing their reliance on liver transplantation in the future.

If you’re suffering from fatty liver disease, stem cell therapy is a viable treatment option. Connect with GIOSTAR Chicago today to learn more about our stem cell therapy.

Why GIOSTAR Chicago for stem cells for your fatty liver?

With extensive experience and expertise in stem cell research and therapy, GIOSTAR Chicago offers personalized treatment plans tailored to individual patients. We stay at the forefront of scientific advancements, incorporating the latest discoveries into our treatment protocols. Our center’s state-of-the-art facilities ensure the highest standards of quality and safety in stem cell therapy.

GIOSTAR Chicago provides comprehensive care and support, guiding our patients throughout their treatment journey, from initial consultation to post-treatment follow-up. Choosing GIOSTAR Chicago for stem cell therapy  means accessing a leading institution dedicated to delivering innovative treatments and optimizing patient outcomes through cutting-edge research and personalized care.

Contact us today by completing this form or calling us at 844 446 7827 to learn more about our regenerative therapies and how they can help you treat your fatty liver disease.

About GIOSTAR Chicago:

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Written by Shelly Sood

Shelly Sood is an author, founder, and partner at GIOSTAR Chicago. She's passionate about advancing the science related to regenerative medicine and making treatment accessible to the masses. Her team consists of world-renowned authorities in stem cell biology, protein biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, in utero transplantation of stem cell, tissue targeting, gene therapy and clinical research. Stay tuned to for more of Shelly's updates regarding lifestyle, stem cell research and application, and more.