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Is there a diet that helps liver cirrhosis?

Is there a diet that helps liver cirrhosis?

Diet-cirrhosis liver: Yes there is help. You must call your doctor because there are many causes of cirrhosis of the liver, and the diet recommendations can vary with the cause. Follow medical advice very carefully. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Is there a good diet to help the liver heal if the liver is sick?

Is there a good diet to help the liver heal if the liver is sick?

Avoid alcohol and: Tylenol. A balanced diet is adequate for the liver to heal. It is more important to avoid things that may hurt the liver, such as alcohol, acetaminophen. It is important to determine the etiology of liver "sickness" to determine if additional treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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Is there a special diet that helps amyloidosis?

Is there a special diet that helps amyloidosis?

NO: There is no particular diet that helps amyloidosis. However, those with renal/kidney involvement may have to follow a diet that limits protein, sodium, potassium, phosphorus and fluids. When a patient has cardiac involvement, the situation is different and exercise may be more important. ...Read more

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Is there a known mediation that improves cirrhosis of the liver?

Is there a known mediation that improves cirrhosis of the liver?

Depends: In severe cases of alcohol-induced hepatitis with cirrhosis, corticosteroids can sometimes reduce the inflammation, resulting in less ultimate scarring. But no medicine can take away scar. Prior to severe scarring, there is always inflammation, and treatment can reduce that. There are meds for hepatitis b/c as well as primary biliary cirrhosis that can slow it down. Stop alcohol completely. ...Read more

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Is there a particular diet that is best for kidney disease?

Is there a particular diet that is best for kidney disease?

Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more

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Is there a medication to improve cirrhosis of the liver?

Is there a medication to improve cirrhosis of the liver?

No: There are no therapies proven to improve cirrhosis. There are many therapies available to improve and control symptoms. If you have infectious hepatitis, treatment for this may improve disease a bit. ...Read more

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What is the cure for a fatty liver?

What is the cure for a fatty liver?

Good food: To revert your fatty liver, read these 2 short articles: 1.https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ 2. https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/ ...Read more

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Help please! is diarrhea a sign of liver chirrosis?

Help please! is diarrhea a sign of liver chirrosis?

Not usually: Cirrhosis- scarring of liver from various different causes often has no symptoms. However fatigue, easy bleeding or bruising, itchy skin, yellow, discoloration in the skin and eyes (jaundice) fluid accumulation in your abdomen (ascites), loss of appetite, nausea, swelling in your legs, weight loss can be seen at times. Diarrhea can occur when there is an infection in the abdomen assoc w the cirrhosis. ...Read more

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How many liver biopsies are needed to rule out cirrhosis caused by alcohol? does it damage the liver evenly or in patches? is a fibroscan a good alt?

How many liver biopsies are needed to rule out cirrhosis caused by alcohol? does it damage the liver evenly or in patches? is a fibroscan a good alt?

Bx and cirrhosis: Repeated liver biopsies are not necessary. Liver may be affected in heterogeneous fashion. Fibroscan is a good noninvasive test if available in your area. Blood tests can be helpful. Platelet count less than 150,000 is suggestibility cirrhosis. Fibrosure blood test or ultrasound can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Glucose intolerant... What is a good diet to follow? Also have fatty liver..

Glucose intolerant... What is a good diet to follow? Also have fatty liver..

Lose weight: Chances are that you are overweight. The best diet is one that you can maintain, and will allow you to gradually lose weight by eating fewer calories. Most people will find that restricting carbohydrates and starches in their diet will be the most successful way. You might look at the South Beach diet, Sugar busters, or Zone diets. Atkins diet is difficult to maintain over the long run. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a person pass a liver function test and still have cirrhosis, a fatty liver or hepatitis?

Normal liver functio: All the three conditions can have fluctuating levels of ast and alt (liver functions).So it is possible to have normal lft's sometimes with cirrhosis , fatty liver and hepatitis b& c. ...Read more

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What is future of liver cirrhosis treatment? Is there any development in research which can reverse scarring process?

What is future of liver cirrhosis treatment? Is there any development in research which can reverse scarring process?

No: That said, there is great progress in treating hepatitis. however NASH is a problem that is increasing. There is no progress of revering scarring of cirrhosis that I know of ...Read more

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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

Liver has more fat: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. Exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet will help. He should work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other causes of fatty liver, plus cholesterol problems. ...Read more

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What is a fatty liver?

Fat in the Liver: Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes. This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on the cause. Significant alcohol intake and obesity are two large contributors. ...Read more

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What is a fatty liver?

What is a fatty liver?

Read this: https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/

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A fatty liver that is borderline enlarged and the enzymes are fine does that mean the person has NASH ?

A fatty liver that is borderline enlarged and the enzymes are fine does that mean the person has NASH ?

Not necessarily.: Usually there is some level of inflammation with nash - usually seen with elevated enzymes. Fat infiltration of liver is on a spectrum. You have fatty liver - > then fatty liver w/ inflammation (nash) -> then fibrosis and scarring (cirrhosis). Fatty liver by itself is for the most part harmless, but it can progress so good diet, exercise and cholesterol control is key. ...Read more

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Is there a diet that will help prevent kidney stones?

Is there a diet that will help prevent kidney stones?

Possibly.: There are many types of kidney stones (calcium phosphorous/oxalate, uric acid, etc.) if your urine has a high concentration of the compounds of a specific stone, it increases the chance of a stone. For the most common type of stones, we recommend low protein, low salt diet and adequate hydration. However, just because you have a high concentration of the compounds does not mean you will get it. ...Read more

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Is there a supplement that helps with taste of bile?

No, but treat GERD: To get rid of the taste of bile, you need to treat gerd. You shouldn't have bile in your mouth. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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