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A 43-year-old male asked:

Need to have a liver function test, not drinker, but a constant exerciser. epsom bath, and detox ideas before this test? for my job/deployment. help!

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Worth knowing UR LFT: Some strenuous physical exercise, such as marathon running, are known to affect liver function tests. In this referenced study, it has been shown that weightlifting resulted in profound increases in the liver function parameters, AST and ALT, as well as in LD, CK and myoglobin levels. Ref. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2291230/ Forget detox or epsom baths! Change lifestyle?
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Dr. John Gibson
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Moderation : Moderate exercise for a few days and just drink adequate wayer before test is done
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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