A 47-year-old member asked:
what do you advise if i was diagnosed with fatty liver?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry answered
17 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor and:: •Reduce your total cholesterol level. • Reach a healthy weight. If you need to lose weight, be sure to do so slowly (no more than 1 to 2 pounds a week) Quick weight loss from crash diets, surgery, or medicine increases inflammation and scarring in your liver. •Control diabetes, metabolic syndrome •Stop or cut back on drinking alcohol. •Exercise regularly. Check with your doctor to set up a plan.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
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