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Why Does Lifting Weights Cause My Liver Enzymes To Fluctuate
Liver enzymes: Do you take any supplements for weightlifting? Do you take any medicines, like a statin for cholesterol? How much alcohol do you drink? Do you use Anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass? Have you ever had or been exposed to hepatitis b or c (through blood or body fluids)? The answers to these & other questions may shed light on your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I read heavy lifting can increase liver enzymes. What's considered heavy lifting? And does it do long term damage to liver, if any?
What do elevated muscle enzymes in blood work without muscle strains? Does this mean I am going into kidney failure?
If I have damage to liver high enzymes in blood does it automaticly mean chirosis? Or i need to juz cut bk on alcohol?
What can I eat to minimize my high liver enzymes? I have fatty liver and higher liver enzymes (50+) but only 5 kg more than normal?
Test for high LFT's: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts. Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty liver, too much alcohol, toxic exposure, occupational exposures, lot's of viral infections, metabolic problems, familial liver diseases, as well as problems with gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Start with blood tests to identify possiblities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Assuming i'm in perfect health, can weightlifting by itself raise my liver enzymes, and if so, why? Thank you.
Weight lifting: The liver function parameters, ast and alt, were significantly increased for at least 7 days after the exercise. Intensive muscular exercise, e.g. Weightlifting, should also be considered as a cause of asymptomatic elevations of liver function tests in daily clinical practice. See british journal of clinical pharmacology 65:253, 2008. Search for ' 17764474' at http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed. ...Read more
Hemolysis: Very strenuous exercise that involves pavement-pounding can destroy enough red blood cells that the bilirubin and reticulocyte counts go up. As a pathologist, i'm always reminding folks to look at the person, not the numbers. If your bilirubin's up and it's not jogger's hemolysis or gilbert's, try to find the cause with your physician's help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?
Need a workup: Most often nowadays, if you're taking no medications or alcohol, the first entity to consider is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is largely genetic and for which physical fitness is a key to management. You may need to be checked for hepatitis B and C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Supplements may not be what's on the label. Good luck with the workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thirty-four yr old female. Really tired a lot. Blood work is all good. Could my liver be the cause? Liver detox? Does your liver make you tired?
Liver tired: Yes but has to be bad liver disease and would show out in blood tests. My first guess would be antihistamines but need more details. ...Read more
Yes: Elevated lfts with a predominant rise in alp is suggestive of damage or obstruction of the biliary tree (which disrupts the flow of bile out of the liver, called cholestasis). There are a number of conditions that can cause this, including a stone in the common bile duct (choledocholithiasis), cancer of the head of the pancreas, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis. ...Read more
Are my elevated liver enzymes (790.5) (R74.8) high and can they get back to normal if I abstain from alcohol and ibuprofen?
My boyfriend has an elevated liver enzyme count related to alcohol. His levels were at about 120 for both. What level does cirrhosis occur.
Forgive me : Ket me be frank. Your boyfriend is drinking heavily enough to put his health at grave danger. His liver may or may not go bad and it takes a long time. But other aspects of his life will go bad from alcohol. I guarantee it. If he cares about you, he will stop now. If he continues, recognize he is not the right guy for you. Be brave and best wishes. ...Read more
Can lisinopril 10 mg cause elevated liver enzymes? Had normal liver scan with a little liver fat, just was told to lose ten pounds and that should take care of it.
How can my cholesterol be elevated, while triglycerides are normal? I thought they go hand-in-hand. I supplement with fish oil, could this skew the #s
My hemoglobin level is 5.4 & that caused me anaemia(iron deficiency) due to heavy blood lose of menstruation. I feel so tired. How can I cure it fast?
Anemia: You hemoglobin count is very low, and the quickest way to improve your situation is a blood transfusion. I would seek medical attention immediately as such a hemoglobin can cause your heart to overwork which is the source of your fatigue. You may be a candidate for oral contraceptive pills to decrease your monthly flow and prevent recurrence of the anemia. Seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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