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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

Liver has more fat: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. Exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet will help. He should work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other causes of fatty liver, plus cholesterol problems. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

Fat in the Liver: Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes. This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on the cause. Significant alcohol intake and obesity are two large contributors. ...Read more

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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

Fat infiltration: Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medical conditions like diabetes, and 5) medications including chemotherapy. Depending on the contributing factors, some of the problem may be treated effectively with weight loss, tight glucose control, and/or dietary modification. ...Read more

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Diet for a fatty liver?

Diet for a fatty liver?

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What causes fatty liver?

What causes fatty liver?

Obesity/bad fat: Obesity is the main cause of fatty liver disease which is now #1 liver illness in america. Excessive food, especially fats causes obesity and thus fatty liver disease. It is reversible if no cirrhosis yet. So, if u have been told so, wt loss, minimize alcohol, avoid drugs will reverse the fatty liver. Live healthy, live well, live long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to cure fatty liver?

How to cure fatty liver?

Diet: Fatty liver is sometimes referred to as nash. Generally an elevated level of cholesterol or triglycerides in the blood can cause fatty liver.

Fatty liver can regress with lifestyle modification. It is best to decrease alcohol and fat intake or start an exercise program as directed by your physician. Sometimes medications called "statins" can assist in treating a fatty liver. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver dangerous?

Is fatty liver dangerous?

Absolutely-Cut Carbs: Fatty liver, especially from Etoh & chronic hepatitis strongly associated with cirrhosis (scarring throughout the liver & progressive liver failure, not reversible & leads portal hypertension, recurrent stomach & intestinal bleeding, feeling terrible & early death). Stop all Etoh, get checked & Txed for hepatitis & stop all carbs. Go LCHF; See https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/810867. ...Read more

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Solution for fatty liver?

Solution for fatty liver?

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Is fatty liver dangerous?

Fatty liver dangers: Absolutely! It can be caused by a variety of things but each can cause cellular damage to the liver, then fibrosis, then even cirrhosis and liver failure. Obesity, pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes are causing non alcoholic fatty liver at an alarming rate, even in young kids. Prevention, early detection and treatment are key. ...Read more

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Which causes a fatty liver?

Which causes a fatty liver?

Causes of fatty live: Many things. They range from inborn metabolic disorders to just plain eating too much.
The liver is the only organ capable to produce fat, everywhere else is storage space. So by default, fat will be stored in the liver as well. There are some disease that will result in increased fat production or decreased use and therefore the storage of fat begins. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver irreversible?

Is fatty liver irreversible?

Dietary modification: Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medical conditions like diabetes, and 5) medications including chemotherapy. Depending on the contributing factors, some of the problem may be treated effectively with weight loss, tight glucose control, and/or dietary modification. ...Read more

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Can fatty liver be reversed?

Can fatty liver be reversed?

Remove the cause: If the cause is alcohol, removing alcohol helps.
If the cause is Insulin resistance- weight loss will help with fat loss from the liver as well as the reset of the body. ...Read more

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Can fatty liver be painfull?

Can fatty liver be painfull?

Maybe: Hi, Thank you for your question.

Unlikely but if its severe enough it can cause liver damage which can have pain as a symptom.

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more

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What does a fatty liver mean?

What does a fatty liver mean?

Fat in the liver: It means fat is deposited in the liver tissue itself, not around it and then can lead to inflammation, abnormal liver test and if bad enough cirrhosis of the liver. ...Read more

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How can you fix a fatty liver?

How can you fix a fatty liver?

Treating fatty liver: The best treatment for fatty liver disease is to improve the diet and avoid alcohol consumption. Reducing the amount of saturated fats and high fructose corn syrup and maintaining good calorie control are critical. Coffee has also been shown to help avoid progression of liver disease. Supplements include Vitamin D, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Medications include ursodiol and metformin. ...Read more

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How do you heal a fatty liver?

How do you heal a fatty liver?

Weight loss: Balanced diet avoiding high glycemic index carbonhydrates and fatty foods will help. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a fatty liver?

How dangerous is a fatty liver?

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How can fatty liver be diagnosed?

Nonalcoholic fatty: The most common presentation is a persistent slightly high elevation of the "liver enzymes" with negative tests for hepatitis a, b or c a d without evidence of other liver disease. The ultrasound texture of the liver will be more hyperechoic, shinny, or "bright", associated to metabolic syndrome: mild overweight or obesity, pre diabetes or diabetes, high fatty food intake. Nash. ...Read more

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What is the dite in fatty liver?

Unclear question: If you mean what should be the diet for a person with fatty liver, see the following. Stop taking alcohol entirely. It you are overweight, lose weight. Exercise 150 minute/week with increasing vigor. Drastically reduce your intake of saturated fats and sugars. If you have diabetes, take treatment for that. ...Read more

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Slighty fatty liver how to recover?

Slighty fatty liver how to recover?

Read this: To revert your fatty liver, read these 2 short articles:

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Can severe fatty liver be painfull?

Yes: Fatty liver can cause the liver to swell within it's fibrous capsule or coating. The liver has no pain fibers, but the capsule does. ...Read more

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What should I do for my fatty liver?

Read this: To revert your fatty liver, read these 2 short articles:

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How to cure a fatty liver completely?

Diet, weight loss: Some "fatty livers" or hepatic steatosis may never be 100% cured. But weight loss and getting your bmi to a proper level is the best way to help decrease the fats and improve your condition, at times making your liver function tests go back to normal and the fats in your liver to decrease. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do to reverse fatty liver?

Alcohol/overweight: Alcohol intake and being overweight are the commonest causes of fatty liver. Stop drinking, lose weight and consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What is fatty liver. Can it be cured.

Eat good food: To cure your fatty liver, read these 2 short articles:

1.https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/

2. https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/ ...Read more

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How? Can you decrease a? Fatty liver?

Reduce fatty liver: Weight loss and aerobic exercise will mobilize fat out of the liver. There are no medications that will help you get rid of the fat. ...Read more

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If I have fatty liver can I eat corn?

If I have fatty liver can I eat corn?

Sure: Not a problem. Have an ear of corn instead of a beer -- it tastes better. Then go run a few miles. Fatty liver is a serious disease, but managing it can actually be fun -- it's mostly about healthy lifestyle changes. Cheers. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat a fatty liver?

Is it possible to treat a fatty liver?

Sure. Here's a start: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calorie and fat restriction, avoid alcohol, control diabetes & cholesterol (if present). Your doctor will likely want to monitor your labwork, image the liver, & rule out other diseases that can mimick the pattern of liver tests seen with fatty changes. ...Read more

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How to change a fatty liver to normal?

How to change a fatty liver to normal?

Best way, ...: Weight loss, diet and exercise.... Eating well, decreasing fats in your diet, etc. Etc. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a fatty liver?

An ultrasound: Sonogram of the liver is fairly accurate for fatty liver. However, it cannot differentiate good from bad fatty liver. See a gastroenterologist if you have any concerns about that. ...Read more

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Is weight gainers safe in fatty liver?

Thanks for asking!: May not cause serious worsening of liver function but will not revers fatty liver. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have a fatty liver?

Can you tell me if I have a fatty liver?

No: But a technician with an ultrasound machine can, or a pathologist reading your liver biopsy can do even better. ...Read more

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What are risks of having a fatty liver?

Fatty liver: Some fat in the liver is normal. But if fat makes up more than 5%-10% of the weight of your liver, you may have alcoholic or nonalcoholic liver disease. In some cases, these diseases can lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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What can cause a fatty liver in a human?

What can cause a fatty liver in a human?

Depends: Fatty liver is usually diagnosed with an ultrasound showing fat deposits in the liver. Usually liver enzymes are elevated (ALT and AST). Most people with fatty liver are overweight, so weight loss is the curative treatment. Diet and exercise is crucial in achieving substantial weight loss. Avoid supplements that causes weight loss. Also certain medications and alcohol can result in fatty liver. ...Read more

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Can certain foods help treat fatty liver?

Can certain foods help treat fatty liver?

Usually yes; ask Dr.: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. First of all, exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet can help. He should also work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other problems, such as high cholesterol. ...Read more

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How can you naturally reduce fatty liver?

How can you naturally reduce fatty liver?

Fatty liver: I don't think you can naturally reduce fatty liver.
What you need to do is discuss this with your Primary doctor. Please don't delay. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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