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Drink With Fatty Liver
I have fatty liver, dm2, hyperlipidemia with history of pancreatitis but don't drink? Is fatty liver common in dm2? What do I do about my fatty liver?
Sugar Fat Conversion: Body ability to store sugar low & sugar used, in small amts, before fats. Sugar (ie. All carbs) in food (beyond low ongoing needs) quickly converted by liver into fat & if liver unable to export fat fast enough; fatty liver results. Thus eliminate all carbs, including fruit, so liver has to convert fat back to sugar & ketones (quite healthy). Study dietdoctor, taubes, lustig, attia, fatheadmovie. ...Read more
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
Have Epstein-Barr. Pain on right side; swelling; elevated AST/ALT. No drinking/drugs/Hep/fatty liver risks. U/S normal. Share possible causes?
Liver Inflammation: With Epstein-Barr virus can come inflammation of your liver. It will usually resolve as you recover from the virus. However, it will be important for your doctor to follow you to be sure it resolves. If it does not, you will need to be worked up for other possible causes. ...Read more
Have Epstein-Barr. Pain on right side; swelling; elevated AST/ALT. No drinking/drugs/Hep/fatty liver risks. U/S normal. What could it be? Lymph nodes?
Benign: Liver enzymes will come back normal in few weeks. Where do u have the swelling. If on the right side of the neck then yes it is a lymph node ...Read more
Doctor does having creatine and drinking much water causes fatty liver or any other liver problems?
Fatty liver risks: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to avoiding ;/or correcting fatty liver. Nash (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is associated with abnormal liver function blood tests ; can lead to fibrosis ; cirrhosis. ...Read more
Go ahead: The fact that you're willing to drink only minimally-alcoholic drinks tells me that you're not a problem drinker and that your fatty liver may have a different cause. I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out. The most common cause of fatty liver nowadays is lack of sufficient exercise for your body's genetic need. Why drink near-beer when you could be hitting the gym like a maniac? ...Read more
My frnd is diagnosed with fatty liver. A month ago he cited for dui of 0.11 after only 3 drink in 6 hrs. Do fatty liver affect metabolism rate?
Liver and Alcohol:
First, your friend is probably an alcoholic. Drinking when one has liver disease is crazy or insane. Fatty liver alone can cause early death from liver failure. Drinking alcohol in that setting is very unhealthy.
His liver is not able to do much when it is ill. I would suspect that his blood alcohol level is accurate...He drank too much to be driving. ...Read more
No: Fatty liver can be caused by alcohol consumption. Non- alcoholic fatty liver disease is a result of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and in some patients genetic propensity. The safety of alcohol consumption in those with nafld (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) will depend on the extent of existing liver damage. Liver damage can be determined by a liver biopsy. ...Read more
Binge drinking: Liver disease caused by alcohol depends on several factors, such as quantity of alcohol, medications that you are taking, hydration level, obesity, diabetes, metabolic diseases, or prior infections of the liver such as hepatitis or mono. Binge drinking in a young person for a few years in college may not cause fatty liver, but it depends on the frequency and amount of your binging. ...Read more
Drinking lots since beating lymphoma. Fatty liver that showed most recent ct. Was it caught early? Can I reverse it by reverting to light drinking? A few beers a week dangerous now? Going to cuba...
Lack of exercise: This is the usual explanation nowadays. Some of this is genetic, and related to the "metabolic syndrome" and type ii diabetes. I also trust you were checked for hepatitis c and wilson's, and there are a couple of obscure genetic conditions in which the liver becomes fat-laden. Best wishes. ...Read more
Absolutely, LiverFail: 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
Hello, I am 25 years, 171cm and 97kg. I am suffering from grade 2 fatty liver. I don't drink and don't smoke. Please help me.
Go on diet: You are 5 foot 7 inches and weigh 213 pounds. This puts your bmi at 33. The normal upper limits of bmi for a normal male is 25. That means you would need to lose 54 pounds to get to this level. This will definitely help your fatty liver. This is the number one cause of liver disease in the us and is a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease and liver cancer. ...Read more
I have a fatty liver with chronic mild elevated alt. I never stopped drinking like I was supposed to. Is this bad?
YES!: Alcohol continues to damage your liver. Your life is valuable. You matter! Get help! There are many routes for help! A.A., call your doctor, nami. Org, call your local hospital for local resources, yellow pages. 24/7 helpline: 888.667.4854 and 24/7 website: http://thetreatmenthelpline. Com/? 711. ...Read more
I have fatty liver. I drink tons and tons of water already. Sometimes I have cravings for a soda. It is either Sprite or Mountain Dew. Are those okay?
Occasionally: Rachel, soda is not the best drink for your health. First, it is full of processed corn syrup, which is nothing more than empty calories. Second, the carbonation if overconsumed can increase your risk of osteoporosis. That being said, having a small amount of soda occasionally when you have a craving for it is probably OK. Hope this helps! ...Read more
27 years old female (asian), diagnosed with a fatty liver having sgpt level of 315. I don't drink or smoke. What can I take for pain and discomfort?
Maybe new diagnosis?: In my experience, simple fatty liver seldom causes liver function tests to elevate to the degree you describe (what is the "normal" range for your lab?) how long have your tests been high? Have you had a liver biopsy? Have your doctors ruled out mitigating factors for macrovesicular fat: infectious, nutritional, metabolic, drug and substance-related? Is your fatty liver microvesicular instead? ...Read more
My ALT level is 66 range is less than 46. I've a fatty liver. I drink once a week and that one day is little heavy. Will this cause any chronic problem?
Listen buddy: Drinking that is "a little heavy" is like being "a little bit pregnant". I think you realize that it's time to stop, before you become addicted and you lose the ability to stop. This is a common pattern that usually ends in trouble. Especially if you have anxiety and depression, alcohol will make this worse. It's not worth it. Find something meaningful -- spirituality? Fitness? -- in its place. ...Read more
I am 37 yrs. Drinking alcahol up to 2 yr before, my liver condition is grade1 fatty liver, bilirubin level 1.7 to2 for the last 2 yr other test normal?
Get a consult: Two years after ending alcohol abuse, without cirrhosis, the fatty liver and elevated bilirubin are not due to your alcohol abuse. I'm glad you stopped. Your fatty liver may be due to anything from hepatitis c to non-alcoholic fatty liver; the bilirubin may simply be gilbert's. Normal transaminases speak against serious illness. Demand answers from your physicians. ...Read more
How long does it take for a heavy drinker to get fatty liver? And how long before it goes away, when drinking stops?
Sometimes alcohol can cause fatty liver or liver inflammation as quickly as a few days of binging or take longer depending on amount of alcohol intake
Liver can start to improve as soon as stop drinking. Important to stop drinking as soon as possible as if drinking continues some liver changes or damage may not always be reversible.
Would encourage to seek help in safely stop drinking good luck! ...Read more
Calories!: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). ...Read more
Besides taking milk thistle, what should I do to reverse the effects of a fatty liver (not from drinking)?
Weight loss...: Fatty liver disease is most often a consequence of the foods we eat and being overweight. There is no specific treatment (drug or supplement) effective for reversing fatty liver. If your bmi is > 24, losing weight will result in improvement in ast/alt and reduction of fat in the liver. Certainly elimination of alcohol (if you drink) is recommended. Stop the milk thistle. Good luck! ...Read more
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