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Why does alcohol cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Why does alcohol cause cirrhosis of the liver?

What Causes Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis? Damage from repeated and excessive alcohol abuse leads to alcoholic liver cirrhosis. When the liver tissue starts to scar, the liver doesn't work as well as it did before. As a result, the body can't produce enough proteins or filter toxins out of the blood as it should.