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How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

Liver or muscle ?: If you are taking cholesterol pills ...Lower the dose or stop them, and recheck levels. Otherwise the most common cause is prob. "fatty liver" ( in even mild overweight, in diabetics or metabolic syndrome) if the numbers are less than 100 and you have had them for several weeks or months. A liver ultrasound will confirm it. There is no proven treatment. Get tested for hepatitis a, b and c. Muscle? ...Read more

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How can I lower levels of AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt)?

Depends on the cause: Sgot and SGPT are liver enzymes. Lowering them depends on the cause of the elevation. Some medications can cause the elevation and stopping the medications will result in normalizing them. Alcohol, gallstones, infections (mono, hepatitis), and other liver toxins can also cause elevated liver enzymes. ...Read more

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My age is 29 yrs and my sgpt level is 54 and sgot level is 42 , what is the best way to lower it down?Is it a big concern ?

Minimal elevation: Your liver enzymes are minimally elevated. If you drink, abstain for three months and repeat the test. Are you on any medication? Some drugs can affect the results. All lab results need to be evaluated in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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My sgpt level is 308.0 and my sgot level is 118.0. How can I lower the enzyme levels?

Depends on cause: If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. If you are overweight, lose weight. If you are on medications, consult your doctor if those may be the cause. Did you get tested for hepatitis? if not, it may be useful. ...Read more

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How to lower my sgpt level of 213.4, sgot: 106.2, and ggt: 259.9?

Not voluntary: You can't just lower your liver enzymes by wishing. The cause has to be known and the offending factor removed. Hepatitis can do it, alcohol but so can statins (cholesterol medicines) . Talk to your doctor and find out what can be done about it and things you should avoid to exacerbate it, and alcohol is definitely one of them. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 44.7 and sgot is42.3 how to decrease sgpt and sgot level ?

Alcohol?: Do you drink? If you do, stop. Avoid taking tylenol. The levels are barely above normal and do not need intervention. Discuss the results with your doctor at the next visit as all lab results need to interpreted in the total clinical context. ...Read more

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If my sgot is 157 and my sgpt is 76, what do I need to do to decrease the enzyme levels?

Drinking?: That pattern is seen with alcohol intake, if not abuse. Repeat after 10 days of sobriety; numbers should be at least 50% better. Discuss with md to see if further evaluation is needed. Fat deposition in the liver from overweight, alcohol use can lead to chronic liver inflammation in a subset of patients, which can lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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