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Healthy lifestyle: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, avoiding excessive calories, fats, and alcohol, and maintaining normal weight are all factors that promote and maintain health and therefore promote a healthy liver. I don't think that there's a "fix" for chronic liver disease. ...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
Many choices: Liver health is extremely important for many bodily processes, including detoxification. Nutrients found in foods like garlic, ginger, cilantro, parsley, beets and lemons are known to help with detoxification. Water is always a good idea. For those with liver enzyme elevations, the herb milk thistle has been studied and shown to be helpful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin E: The only study done for vitamins and fatty liver also compare vitamin E with Actos (pioglitazone) ( a diabetes medication) demostrated vitamin E decresed the inflamation of fatty liver. Now, you should take a combination of vitamin E called tocopherols the most important is gamma tocopherol. ...Read more
No: The liver itself is a detoxing organ. No specific foods or vitamins are needed. ...Read more
Milk thistle: Milk thistle has shown some cleansing effects. ...Read more
Healthy diet, many: The best foods for your liver ; kidneys are organic fruits ; vegetables. Avoid fried foods, genetically modified foods ; limit sugars ; starches. Also avoid too much protein. All vitamins are necessary, esp. For your liver- it's best to get from diet but a quality multivitamin ; 5-8000 iu of d3 is reasonable. Acetaminophen causes liver damage- limit use ; take nac with it.See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
My B12 vitamin is 1617 and the normal values between 200 and 700 my kidneys & liver are fine and my blood is good.What does that means?
Is it good to take multi vitamins supplement? Some people said, " multi vitamins may cause damage to your liver, is it true?" thank you!
I take them!: Who were the "some people, ; where did they get their experience?". ...Read more
I realize this is vague but I'm on prescribed vitamin D supplements (50,000 units 1x a week) and this is my second week taking them. So far it seems the day I take them I feel kind of tingly on my right side (around my liver). Any thoughts?
If I have an inflamed liver because of hepatitis C are there vitamins or some kind if medicine that can reduce the swelling? Its so uncomfortable
Painful hepatomegaly: When the liver inflames, it distends the covering of the liver called the capsule this capsule is invested with nerves that transmit pain when stretched by the enclosed but enlarging liver. Hepatomegaly (big liver) can reflect congestive, infiltrative, toxic, metabolic, infectious causes, to name a few. Eradicating your underlying hepatitis c is key. Liver detoxes, etc. Are a waste of time and $. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have liver problems what are the best vitamins to take and is salmon oil supplement good for the liver?
Be specific: You failed to share with us the most important information. What specifically is causing your liver to be sick? Based upon your information then valid medical information can be shared with you. ...Read more
Is cod liver oil good for you? I have heard that you need to find a food ratio of vitamin A to D. What is that ratio?
Cod liver oil: yes, cod liver oil is a healthy supplement. It is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The ratio of A to D is approximately 10 to 1. Cod liver oil can be beneficial for joint symptoms, vascular disease, heart disease, wound healing and brain function. ...Read more
I know Milk Thistle is good for liver but what other vitamins are good for liver? My enzymes were slightly elevated. What about Alpha-lipoic acid?
Hi doctor recently I have found that I am having fatty liver what treatment is good to get rid of it and vitamin C and iron is good for it or bad plz?
Find cause: Your physician needs to decide whether this is due to alcohol use, hepatitis c, the poorly-understood fatty liver ("non-alcoholic fatty liver disease") that we see in folks who are often insulin-resistant, or one of the more unusual causes. A man without iron loss should not iron-supplement; i doubt vitamin c will help, for non-alcoholic fatty liver an aerobic fitness lifestyle may help a lot. ...Read more
Umean healthy eating: I'M ALL FOR IT IF by "cleanse" you mean adopting a healthy lifestyle with routine exercise, cutting out tobacco, reducing alcohol & sugary drinks, minimizing highly processed foods & fats, & adding in lean proteins, whole fruits, vegetables, & nuts. DON'T DO IT IF instead you mean taking some fad diet, enema, colonic, or purgative to lose weight or supposedly rid your body of unspecified "toxins." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are several: Here are a few supplements that optomize liver function: n-acetyl cysteine is found in most emergency rooms and is given for tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) is very toxic to liver) milk thistle (aka silymarin) and Alpha lipoic acid are also very good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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