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Is green tea good for non alcoholic fatty liver grade 1? If so any brand that can be recommended?

Is green tea good for non alcoholic fatty liver grade 1? If so any brand that can be recommended?

Tea not the answer!: 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

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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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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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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Whats the difference between fatty liver and fatty liver disease?

NASH: Non alcoholic steato hepatitis: not just fat deposition in liver but associated inflammation. Can lead to chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Has associated abnormal liver chemistry tests. A bigger deal than simple fatty liver. ...Read more

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I got fatty liver disease can I drink?

I got fatty liver disease can I drink?

No!!!: The drinking could have given you the fatty liver to begin with. And even if that's not the case, you can't drink alcohol if your liver is already challenged by some illness. ...Read more

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How does someone get non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

How does someone get non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

NAFLD: Fatty liver is found in patients who suffer from obesity, diabetes, and other disease processes associated with metabolic syndrome. Some drugs can cause fatty liver. ...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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Can chlorthalidone affect fatty liver disease in any way?

Can chlorthalidone affect fatty liver disease in any way?

No: Chlorthalidone does not have an effect on the liver and does not cause fatty liver. Fatty liver or steatohepatosis can be due to Alcohol or other causes (medications, obesity, diabetes, malnutrition, etc). ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause pain on right side under ribs?

Does fatty liver disease cause pain on right side under ribs?

No: But a bad gall bladder can cause that type of pain. You should get this evaluated. ...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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Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Yes: Sometimes severe fatty liver can result in liver damage of nash (non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis) or nodular cirrhosis changes of the liver. ...Read more

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Is promertium not recommended when ypu have fatty liver disease not the hepatits version?

Is promertium not recommended when ypu have fatty liver disease not the hepatits version?

Sorta, kinda: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do;jsessionid=1b0534cc2dc042e7712832752e0c15f2?Method=drugs&monographid=2056 and http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/prometrium.Html. I use both to find info re medications. Both report some concern regarding use of Prometrium (micronized progesterone) in those with liver disease. However, many (most) drugs pass thru the liver to some extent. Best to discuss w/your family doc! ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist. In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman.com Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root,Vitamin B complex ...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. Whats 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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I was diagnosed with fatty liver disease a few weeks ago and i'm having pain below my ribs. I ate something i shouldn't have maybe that's why? Thanks

Less likely...: ...Than drank too much (in us, anyway) or possibly are on a medication that did it. Dietary issues are usually over extended time. Need to discuss with your dr, and possibly see a gi/hepatologist, depending on total picture and availability. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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)

Liver disease = hepatic disorder = condition associated with decreased ...Read more