Liver damage occurs when the liver becomes scarred for one reason or another. It can be caused by being overweight, medications, viruses, heredity and alcohol abuse. Knowing the symptoms of liver damage can help you and your healthcare provider determine what steps need to be taken to improve the health and functioning of your liver to keep your entire body more healthy and to stop further liver damage.
1. Fatigue and Weakness
One of the first signs and most frequent signs of liver damage is weakness and fatigue. It has a definite influence on the patient’s quality of life. Fatigue symptoms include:
- Reduction in physical activity.
- A general feeling of illness or malaise.