Fatty liver disease is a growing public health concern we all have. If left untreated, fatty liver disease, also called NASH, can lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. Dr. Galati outlines the key facts that you need to know about this very serious health problem.
Every January, Dr. Joe Galati put together a series of wellness articles airmed at the general consumer, to give them ideas on how to think about their health differently. Below is the series - as of today, all on one page, to review and share with your friends and family. Starting the Year off RightBest Exercise App for Yor Phone Wellness and Gut Bacteria 7-Minutes to Fit: Great Little Exercise Book Don't Eat Packaged Food! Food Labels-BEWARE Reducing the Pill Count: Too Many Meds to Take Cancer Death Rate Down-Video Blog Sipping Ourselves to Death Avocado-Eat More
Hepatic encephalopathy is a complication of advanced liver disease related to cirrhosis. It occures in all causes of cirrhosis, and is related to a build-up of toxins in the nervous system. A recent blog entry by Dr. Joe Galati outlines the top five symptoms that are seen. Read the blog entry here. AASLD Guidelines on Hepatic Encephalopathy for a more detailed review.
Dr. Rashid Khan just posted the top five reasons to be concerned with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. A growing public health concern, fatty liver continues to cause a wide range of medical complication that need to be taken seriously. If you have fatty liver, you need further evaluation. Read his blog entry here.
Save the date! Dr. Galati's first Town Hall Meeting, which is being called the "Wake-Up Call, will take place at Houston's Health Museum, on Thursday, November 5, 2015, starting at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by Your Health First Education, the mission of this event is to provide the lay public with the tools necessary to engage themselves, and those closest to them, in a discussion of health and wellness. So many complications of various diseases could be prevented, or diagnosed earlier, reducing complications, and far better outcomes. This "wake-up call" is to tell everyone that being a bit more aware of their body, and better understanding of how it works, will lead to far improved health and happiness. Information about the event: Location: Houston Health Museum Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, Texas 77004 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Free parking, ...
A common question Dr. Joe Galati is asked regarding transplant is what the upper age limit is to be considered for transplant? Dr. Galati expains further in this video.
Today, the FDA approved the latest drug to treat hepatitis C. Manufactiured by Gilead, a combination of Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir, it has a better than 95% cure rate. Called Harvoni, it will be available shortly for patients. For more information, call our office at 713-794-0700 for more details.
Untitled Document Welcome to the Liver Specialists of Texas newsletter of upcoming events, articles, and more for our membership. All of us hope you are having a healthy and enjoyable summer. Below are listed some recent articles we have posted on our website, of intrest to our members. Alcohol and the Effects on the Liver: A Basic Overview Our latest video posting discusses the basic aspects of alcohol, and its effects on the liver. You can view the video here on YouTube, or simply watch below. Additional links and information on alcohol can be found here. Alcohol Awareness Month: Listen to a recent radio broadcast with Dr. Galati. What's In Your Shopping Cart? Read on and see what Dr. Galati shops for. New Hepatitis C Drugs Released: Since January 2014, we have had new drugs ...
Our latest video posting discusses the basic aspects of alcohol, and its effects on the liver. You can view the video here on YouTube, or simply watch below. Additional links and information on alcohol can be found here.