A Bigger but Silent Organ
Liver is responsible for protein synthesis, lipid metabolism, chemical metabolism, and blood sugar homeostasis.
Liver possesses larger mass and volume about 1/40 to 1/50 of body weight but is lack of pain nerve inside, so that persons suffering liver diseases are not aware until they are unable to be healed.
Modern person death is usually involved in metabolic syndrome, including obesity, hyper-three syndromes, and other factors. That’s why the liver driving various metabolisms is connecting to these factors.
Chronic (non-Alcoholic) Hepatitis
Modern people prefer high-fat / sugar diet with such bad habits. These factors cause many kinds of lethal chronic diseases related to non-alcoholic hepatitis (NASH).
Liver is the organ for lipid metabolism. If liver has the abnormal accumulation of lipid or insulin-resistance (type II diabetes), liver will suffer the oxidative stress leading to liver damage.
If the disease is critical, it might be liver caner stage directly.