The Doctors discuss NASH, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, the leading cause of liver cancer which affects an estimated 16 million Americans.
Mason contacted The Doctors because he was concerned about his drinking problem and afraid for his life. He’s joined by his stepsister Sarah to get the help he so desperately needs.
Psychologist Dr. Howard Samuels joins The Doctors and offers Mason 90-days at The Hills treatment center. Will he go?
Less than 24-hours after getting rushed to the hospital for uncontrollable vomiting, Mason was drinking again. The Doctors send him to see gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar to see just how much damage alcohol has caused his body.
Gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar tells Mason how alcohol has affected his liver. The Doctors are also joined by Mason’s parents Pauleen and Ron to confront their family issues that have played a role in Mason’s drinking. Can he overcome his addiction?
Approximately 88,000 deaths a year are caused by excessive alcohol use in the U.S. alone. Elizabeth’s family worries that she will contribute to that grim statistic if she doesn’t stop drinking – but can an intervention save her life?
How far would you go to save your own life? Meet one man who chose to accept a liver he knew was infected with hepatitis C – a chronic liver disease.
Ben’s only chance for life meant accepting a liver that was infected with hepatitis, he and dad Duane join The Doctors to discuss the decision to take a diseased organ.
It’s estimated that 22 people die every day waiting for an organ transplant. But one woman skipped the transplant line and found her liver donor using an online neighborhood network.
One in 10 Americans will develop liver disease in their lifetime. When a large part of the liver becomes damaged beyond repair and the organ is no longer able to function, it leads to liver failure.