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Liver Disease And High Blood Pressure
What to do if i take care a lady an she is sick of the liver n high blood pressure what can I cook for her?
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
Liver function : First of all do you drink lot of alcohol ? There should be a reason for abnormal liver function, if you have hepatits c ? The high blood preure may not be related to that. There may be different causes of high blood pressure, like smoking obesity or high stress or it could be essential hypertension.You have to be evaluated by a qualified physician. ...Read more
See your doctor and:: Reduce your total cholesterol level. Reach a healthy weight. If you need to lose weight, be sure to do so slowly (no more than 1 to 2 pounds a week) Quick weight loss from crash diets, surgery, or medicine increases inflammation and scarring in your liver. Control diabetes. and blood pressure Stop or cut back on drinking alcohol. Exercise regularly. Doctor will provide a plan for these. ...Read more
Sir i am suffering from chronical liver disease and portal hypertension ,but in blood report show the ALK 151 ..tell me what happen?
Cirrhosis : Portal hypertension is due primary to cirrhosis of the liver - a progressive scarring that eventually (years) leads to liver failure. The most common cause of this worldwide is hepatitis C. Blood tests regarding the liver, such as ALK (presumably alkaline phosphatase) may be normal. Best to be followed by a liver specialist in the field of gastroenterology. ...Read more
Insidious: Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may produce no symptoms until a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, dementia, peripheral arterial disease, or kidney failure appear. Lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies are very effective in controlling the BP and the commensurate reduction in risk. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
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