So how really common is fatty liver? It’s more common than you think.
Even though any person can have a fatty liver, the typical patient is expected to be overweight or obese.
Fatty Liver is thought to be more common in men than in women, but it effects both sexes. Consuming excessive amounts of alcohol can increase the chances of developing an alcoholic fatty liver.
Until now, heredity was not found to play a significant role in the disease, so it is not passed from parent to child.