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Green Tea And Fatty Liver Disease
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
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
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 ?
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
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
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
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
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
How common is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the general population and how often does it develop into cirrhosis in the non drinker?
NAFLD: Fairly common. Unlikely to result in cirrhosis without additional injury. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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