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I have very slightly elevated alt on hepatic panel. What is a good way to purge my liver and purify it? I don't really drink. I don't smoke. I do eat fatty foods sometimes. I exercise. Any ideas?

I have very slightly elevated alt on hepatic panel. What is a good way to purge my liver and purify it? I don't really drink. I don't smoke. I do eat fatty foods sometimes. I exercise. Any ideas?

Need tests: Have you seen a doctor? need blood tests- liver functions,hepatitis panel,HIV etc Ultra sound of the abdomen & may be other tests after the exam. Because of Gut-Liver axis,microbiome in gut must be balanced- need good quality probiotics. Start your day with a glass of warm fresh lemon juice. low carb diet. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oil. Check drhoffman.com ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Is it good for your liver to drink alot of water?

Is it good for your liver to drink alot of water?

Hydration: Good Hydration is healthy for all organs. But, specifically hydration is more about the kidneys than the liver. ...Read more

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Besides not drinking alcohol or eating fatty foods, is there anything i can do to keep my liver nice and healthy!?

Besides not drinking alcohol or eating fatty foods, is there anything i can do to keep my liver nice and healthy!?

Stay healthy: fatty foods have no inherently damaging properties - but you yourself should stay as active and healthy and trim as possible. livers are pretty forgiving organs so 'everything in moderation' will go a long way. ...Read more

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Have recently quit heavy drinkin. I am eatin healthy n do NT drink anymo. Should I take up Vit C supp as i av heard it's good for liver regeneration?

Have recently quit heavy drinkin. I am eatin healthy n do NT drink anymo. Should I take up Vit C supp as i av heard it's good for liver regeneration?

CONGRATULATIONS!: Take a MULTIVITAMIN especially with Vit B complex (THIAMINE most important)!! The liver is a great organ and if not permanently damaged (fibrosis/scarring) will regenerate on its own! Keep dry! One day at a time! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm having middle back pain could this be sign of liver damage I do drink had blood work in 2012 everything was good would I have other symtoms ?

I'm having middle back pain could this be sign of liver damage I do drink had blood work in 2012 everything was good would I have other symtoms ?

Maybe: It is an uncommon sign in liver ulcers would be another way to get back pain from drinking. A better question is why you are not trying to stop the drinking. It sounds like you have recognized that you have a problem and have already been concerned enough to see a doctor. Don't wait to get help until your liver fails. It is too late at that point. ...Read more

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My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

Maybe: Some antibiotics can cause increases in liver enzymes, but most drugs given for appendicitis for a short time will not cause that. Ask your doctor - there may be other drugs that you have taken. Many pain medicines have a lot of acetominophen added to the narcotic. Large doses of acetominophen can cause liver damage. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver do to heavy drinking 4 many years, I have compleetly stoped & even eat healthy well i be ok or is it damaged 4 good? I'm 26 male

I have fatty liver do to heavy drinking 4 many years, I have compleetly stoped & even eat healthy well i be ok or is it damaged 4 good? I'm 26 male

On the right track: You should do well if you continue to avoid all forms of alcohol, work on healthy weight loss, and exercise will help too. The fact that you're young helps too. Hopefully you're decisions and life style changes right now will pay large dividends down the road. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause liver to be enlarged. BP is 110/74 other then being overweight my health is good blood work is normal rarely drink alcohol ?

What can cause liver to be enlarged. BP is 110/74 other then being overweight my health is good blood work is normal rarely  drink alcohol  ?

Hepatomegaly: There are a number of causes of enlargement of the liver. In your case, it may be due to being overweight-a condition called fatty liver. The best way to determine that is a non-invasive test: an abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more