Hepatic Encephalopathy

Navigating Hepatic Encephalopathy

Hepatic encephalopathy is a complicated disease that happens when the liver doesn’t work right. Toxins build up in the brain and cause problems with thinking and memory. Some signs are confusion, changes in attitude, and trouble coordinating your movements. Toxins in the blood must be lowered and underlying liver problems must be taken care of. Changing what you eat and taking medicine can help handle symptoms, making life better for those who have them and keeping the condition from getting worse.