A wide range of diseases and conditions can increase your risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, including:

  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • High cholesterol
  • High levels of triglycerides in the blood
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
  • Underactive pituitary gland (hypopituitarism)
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