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Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

2 issues: alcohol and cholesterol: abstain from all alcoholic beverages and have your blood tested fro cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and HDL/total cholesterol ratio, Exercise daily and add fiber to your diet. Repeat blood tests in 3 months. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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


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If you have metabolic liver disease. Do not drink or use drugs and lose weight can u live fir years. Diagnosed at 31. Thanks?

If you have metabolic liver disease. Do not drink or use drugs and lose weight can u live fir years. Diagnosed at 31. Thanks?

Metabolic liver dz: There are many metabolic liver diseases. If you are referring to the metabolic syndrome, including fatty liver, then your best treatment is to lose weight and avoid things that are toxic to the liver, such as alcohol. Many people live long lives with this, but metabolic syndrome can be a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Lose weight! Good luck. ...Read more

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Shouldn't we avoid pharmacological treatment of drug induced liver disease?

Shouldn't we avoid pharmacological treatment of drug induced liver disease?

How?????: Liver is a complex organ, most of the time protects itself by detoxifying chemicals rarely fails, . Remarkable progress has been made in control of infections, b.P. Stroke, cancer, vas dis meta. Diseases etc by use of medications, prolonging life and virtually every drug could be hepato toxic and unavoidable. Watchful fda withdrawn several (duracet, ruzulin, pemolin etc) may be more to go. ...Read more

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Can asymptomatic liver disease caused by drug overdose present as mental illness due to toxic buildup?

Can asymptomatic liver disease caused by drug overdose present as mental illness due to toxic buildup?

Yes: Our liver is extremely important to keep our bodies in balance. By filtering and "getting rid" of substances that can harm our bodies, a healthy liver contributes to our overall health. Many patients with renal and liver problems, that are not properly treated or diagnosed, usually experience mental changes (in reasoning, memory, judgment, etc), that if left untreated can become permanent. ...Read more

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Can Ayurveda or other alternative medicines cure alcoholic liver disease?

Can Ayurveda or other alternative medicines cure alcoholic liver disease?

It depends on stage: First of all it can be reversed in earlier stages before full blown cirrhosis has set in, as that is irreversible
but no medicine will work unless you stop alcohol intake completely and for good. ...Read more

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I don't know much about herbal medicine but don't have good insurance. Are there any plant treatments for chronic liver disease?

I don't know much about herbal medicine but don't have good insurance. Are there any plant treatments for chronic liver disease?

Not known: There are definitely herbal medicines which may produce chronic liver disease and a variety of other problems. Otc substances are not controlled by the fda, and as such you have little guarantee of what they contain. There are numerous reports in the literature of people being substantially harmed by toxic materials within these herbal preparations. Be careful. ...Read more

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Can there be any cure for alcoholic liver disease in Ayurveda or other alternative medicine.?

Can there be any cure for alcoholic liver disease in Ayurveda or other alternative medicine.?

Unfortunately no: When you say liver disease do you mean cirrhosis? Cirrhosis does not get better. Do you mean fatty liver? That can improve over time if the alcohol use stops and people get back to a normal weight. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi I have a light yellow color in my nail what the reason of that is it kidney or liver diseases? Note that, I took medicine called Isotretinoin

Hi I have a light yellow color in my nail what the reason of that is it kidney or liver diseases? Note that, I took medicine called Isotretinoin

May not be related: Discolored nails can have a variety of reasons, ranging from dirt to nail fungus to loss of protein to psorasis. An isolated yellow nail is probably not from kidney or liver disease- typically these can cause whitish nails. ...Read more

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I have high sgpt of 66, while normal sgot&gamma-gt and I have no hepatitis a, b, or c & no liver disease and no std's, it is due to atihypertensive drugs?

I have high sgpt of 66, while normal sgot&gamma-gt and I have no hepatitis a, b, or c & no liver disease and no std's, it is due to atihypertensive drugs?

Likely: I trust that hemochromatosis and wilson's were ruled out. You might get ultrasounded for fatty liver and/or recommended to increase your level of fitness. This is not especially high -- some healthy folks fall here -- and if your physican is not concerned, I would not be either. ...Read more

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What can be done for liver disease?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of liver disease?

What are some symptoms of liver disease?

Lots of choices: In esld (end-stage liver disease), much of liver has been replaced by scarring & may not repair itself. Has higher risk of liver cancer. If compensated, asymptomatic; get symptoms if progressive disease +/- alcohol. In acute liver disease however, common complaints include: jaundice (yellow eyes, skin; dark urine, light stool), itching, liver enlargement & RUQ pain, ascites, fluid build-up, more. ...Read more

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Could mage4 be positive in liver diseases?

Could mage4 be positive in liver diseases?

Not likely: Melanoma associated antigen 4 is usually present in squamous cancers and melanoma, and found in testes and placenta. It is not known to be found in liver disease or liver cancer. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of liver disease?

What are some of the symptoms of liver disease?

Varied: In mild cases, the only symptoms may just be mild fatigue. More severe cases can result in jaundice (yellowing of the skin), ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdomen and legs) and encephalopathy (mental status changes). ...Read more

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What are some tell tell signs of liver disease?

Many signs: There can be many signs. Jaundice or yellowing of the skin and eyes is common. Feeling tired, bloating in your abdomen and sometimes confusion can happen as well. The best thing to do is to see your doctor and get appropriate blood tests. ...Read more

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I am curious to know all symptoms of liver disease?

Variable: In esld (end-stage liver disease), much of liver has been replaced by scarring & may not repair itself. Has higher risk of liver cancer. If compensated, asymptomatic; get symptoms if progressive disease +/- alcohol. In acute liver disease however, common complaints include: jaundice (yellow eyes, skin; dark urine, light stool), itching, liver enlargement & RUQ pain, ascites, fluid build-up, more. ...Read more

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Can you describe the initial signs of liver disease?

Can you describe the initial signs of liver disease?

Usually nothing: It is only with advanced chronic liver disease or with severe acute live injury/failure does on start to develop signs of jaundice, confusion, pruritis and possibly ascites. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is parenchymatous liver disease?

Can you tell me what is parenchymatous liver disease?

Liver cell disease: The liver parenchyma is the hepatic cells that comprise the liver itself. Alcohol can cause scaring in the form of cirrhosis. Viral disease will cause inflammation of the liver cells known as hepatitis. ...Read more

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What is parenchymatous liver disease? How common is this?

What is parenchymatous liver disease? How common is this?

Most of them: The hepatitis family, autoimmune hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, and most drug allergy all hit the liver parenchyma. Gallstones, tumors, and a few others are non-parenchymatous. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are all the symptoms of liver disease?

Can't name them all: Here, but right upper abdominal pain, nausea, weight loss, jaundice, aversion to cigarette smoke, easy bruising. Signs of liver failure are abdominal fluid collection, GI bleeding, neurologic signs, palmar erythema, spider like red rash. Liver damage is serious problem, because you can't live without this organ. ...Read more

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What is fatty liver disease?

What is fatty liver disease?

See below: Fatty liver is essentially the abnormal deposition of fat in the liver. It can lead to inflammation and ultimately cirrhosis. The causes include alcohol, non-alcoholic fatty liver and medications. Non-alcoholic fatty liver is the most common and is related to obesity, high triglycerides, diabetes and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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Itching cause by liver disease?

Itching cause by liver disease?

Yes: If liver disease includes a rise in billirubin level, itching can become unbearable. I saw a pregnant woman once with elevated billirubin from pregnancy related liver stasis. Her itching was so intense that she would use coat hangers on the bottoms of her feet until they bled from her scratching. Obviously, the itching can be miserable in this situation. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause liver disease?

Does alcohol cause liver disease?

Yes: Chronic or excessive alcohol use is a major cause of liver disease worldwide. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for liver disease?

Is there a cure for liver disease?

Depends on cause: There are many types of liver disease. Some liver diseases are caused by viruses like Hepatitis A, B, C. Some liver diseases are caused by medications, alcohol or drugs. Some liver diseases usually resolve on their own like Hepatitis A. Some have treatment but no cure and some are curable. You would need to know what type of liver disease you have to know if it is curable. ...Read more

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How to reverse fatty liver disease?

How to reverse fatty liver disease?

NAC: N- acetyl cysteine, b complex vitamins esp b6, milk thistle, co-q 10 (ubiquinol), glutamine gives more energy to liver to replenish itself. If you can use pemf protocol daily (pulsed magnet rx) you can regenerate liver. ...Read more

Dr. Anne Larson
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Liver Diseases (Definition)

Liver disease = hepatic disorder = condition associated with ...Read more