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I have fatty liver disease with cirrhosis. I take 800 mg. Vitamin e. Recent blood work shows almost normal count. Can I try green coffee bean extract?

I have fatty liver disease with cirrhosis. I take 800 mg. Vitamin e. Recent blood work shows almost normal count. Can I try green coffee bean extract?

Good: Ok as long as you don't drink alcohol, unfortunately it a progressive disease. You have to be under good medical supervision, some end stage liver disease patients need liver transplantation. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

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


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Would it be okay to take glutathione when you have fatty liver disease?

Would it be okay to take glutathione when you have fatty liver disease?

See below: There are reports indicating that antioxidant glutathione may help with chronic fatty liver. Talk to your doctor to be sure. It may be more important to treat the underlying causes such as alcohol, obesity, high fat diet, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, toxic medications, etc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take whey protein drinks when you have fatty liver disease?

Is it ok to take whey protein drinks when you have fatty liver disease?

Yes: I'm going to assume that the cause has been identified as metabolic syndrome or recovering from alcohol abuse. This is very good idea as a (maybe the) mainstay of your recovery should be aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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Please advise! How much alcohol does it take to cause fatty liver disease?

Please advise! How much alcohol does it take to cause fatty liver disease?

Fatty liver disease: The most common cause of fatty liver disease is being overweight. Excess glucose is stored as glycogen primarily in the liver. Etoh can contribute to fatty liver due to the excess carbohydrates being consumed. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much drinking does it take to get fatty liver disease?

Depends: On how much damage your liver got from other conditions, such as hepatitis, elevated lipids, or other toxins besides alcohol. Surprisingly little in some people. And some people manage to get fatty liver even without drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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How long does it take to reverse fatty liver disease?

Can be really fast: A few days of sobriety can clear up the liver if it's due to a wild alcohol party holiday. When it's due to lack of exercise, a few weeks can effect a striking improvement. Finding fatty liver is often a life-saving wake-up call. Be proactive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

2 issues: alcohol and cholesterol: abstain from all alcoholic beverages and have your blood tested fro cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and HDL/total cholesterol ratio, Exercise daily and add fiber to your diet. Repeat blood tests in 3 months. ...Read more

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Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Yes if no cirrhosis: Aleve (naproxen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) are primarily excreted by the kidneys and not metabolized in the liver. If a patient with NAFLD is asymptomatic, has normal liver function (bilirubin) and no evidence of cirrhosis Aleve and Motrin can be taken without toxicity.
NSAIDS can occasionally elevate hepatic enzymes so it's
probably wise to check LFT's occasionally if using NSAIDS regularly. ...Read more

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Is having some breathing problems associated with fatty liver disease? I have moments were I have 2 take a deep breath because I lose my breath.

Is having some breathing problems associated with fatty liver disease? I have moments were I have 2 take a deep breath because I lose my breath.

Fatty liver: This should not have anything to do with any issues you have breathing. Having to take a deep breath every now and then can be normal. ...Read more

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Ihave very high count mitochondrial antibodies and have been diagnosed with fatty liver disease. Is it ok to take aleve (naproxen) for muscle pain I'm having?

Ihave very high count mitochondrial antibodies and have been diagnosed with fatty liver disease. Is it ok to take aleve (naproxen) for muscle pain I'm having?

Fatty liver disease: You should not take anything over the counter without approval from your liver disease doctor.

Most likely the answer will be "It's OK" but don't take chances. ...Read more

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I found out I have fatty liver disease in march. I have changed my diet. I lose about ten lbs a month. Could this be from something worse? I walk 2-3 times a week

I found out I have fatty liver disease in march. I have changed my diet. I lose about ten lbs a month. Could this be from something worse? I walk 2-3 times a week

Biliary colic: Gallstone attacks/biliary colic is right sided, above the umbilicus, lasts 20 minutes or longer, associated with nausea and occasional vomiting. A fatty liver can mimic gallstone attacks. If your fatty liver is improved with medical therapy and your symptoms persist, go for a surgery consult. Cholecystitis or gallstones can be dangerous to your overall health. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fatty liver disease-what can I do about it?

What to do if I have fatty liver disease-what can I do about it?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the best treatment for improving fatty liver. Taking vitamin e can help decrease some of the inflammation as well but for long term treatment, loose weight and keep it off. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver disease and I find that I am nauseated now all the time, and tired, could this be from the fatty liver disease?

I have fatty liver disease and I find that I am nauseated now all the time, and tired, could this be from the fatty liver disease?

Is Your Liver Fried?: Those are pretty general symptoms but in your case. Yes. It gets more complicated from there and the best course of action is to get to your doctor for an exam and blood tests to see how your liver and kidneys are doing and how you are doing and what, if anything, needs to be done going forward. Maybe it will be "nothing" but best to make sure. Until your appointment, try Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for the nausea. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver disease & its enlarged asked to do the placebo controlld trial evaluatin the safety & efficacy of GS-6624. What's the pros & cons?

NASH: Well the best people to talk with are the people who are conducting the study. The medication has been designed to treat fibrosis in the body and fatty liver in some people causes fibrosis, the pro would be that the medication reverses the fibrosis, the Con: not sure, possible unwanted side effects? ...Read more

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If I have fatty liver disease do I need to go to the doctors often or do blood tests often?

If I have fatty liver disease do I need to go to the doctors often or do blood tests often?

... and. ..: Throw away the alcohol and find a form of aerobic exercise that you enjoy. Then check in with your physician! I'll bet you will both have a pleasant surprise. ...Read more

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Results also mentioned about more than 1 nodule. Also fatty infiltration & hemangioma. Does this mean I have fatty liver (disease?) do I have to be on a special diet?

Results also mentioned about more than 1 nodule. Also fatty infiltration & hemangioma. Does this mean I have fatty liver (disease?) do I have to be on a special diet?

See note: Not sure about the nodule without seeing the actual report. Fatty infiltration and fatty liver are usually the same; however, in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) we typically see elevated liver enzymes, cholesterol, insulin resistance, and other changes. No need for a special diet but if you're overweight/obese, the best thing to do is to eat healthy, lose weight and exercise regularly. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Fatty Liver (Definition)

A condition where fat makes up more than 5% to 10% of the weight of your liver/ In some cases, this disease can ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Liver Diseases (Definition)

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