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Is non alcoholic fatty liver disease reversible?

Is non alcoholic fatty liver disease reversible?

NAFLD: Yes. Usually with weight loss through exercise and diet. Certainly should avoid other insults to the liver with this (ie alcohol). ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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What is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (or nafld)?

What is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (or nafld)?

See below: This is a disease where fat is abnormally deposited in the liver. It can lead to inflammation and ultimately cirrhosis. It is the most common liver disease in the US and is related to obesity, diabetes, elevated triglycerides and genetics. ...Read more

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How does someone get non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

How does someone get non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

NAFLD: Fatty liver is found in patients who suffer from obesity, diabetes, and other disease processes associated with metabolic syndrome. Some drugs can cause fatty liver. ...Read more

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How serious a disease is non alcoholic fatty liver disease?

How serious a disease is non alcoholic fatty liver disease?

Read on: Read this short article:

1.https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ ...Read more

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I'm diagnose with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, any tips on reversing this matter?

I'm diagnose with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, any tips on reversing this matter?

Fatty liver: I presume the diagnosis was made by your doctor.
If he/she has not fully explained this to you it would be wise to make another visit so you have a better understanding.

If you have not seen a liver specialist (gastroenterologist) about this you must have your doctor refer you. ...Read more

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A relative of mine was diagnosed with non alcoholic fatty liver disease, can this be reversed?

A relative of mine was diagnosed with non alcoholic fatty liver disease, can this be reversed?

Yes it is possible: This condition is a metabolic disorder often associated with diabetes and overweight conditions. If this person can reduce weight by doing daily exercise and cutting on daily intake of food/ calories, liver may recover but the weight has to go down to normal and daily exercise is a must and should be continued for the long term. ...Read more

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How many non alcoholic drinks does one have to consume to get non alcoholic fatty liver disease?

How many non alcoholic drinks does one have to consume to get non alcoholic fatty liver disease?

None: NAFLD (non alcoholic fatty liver disease) is due t fat being deposited in the liver. Not from any beverage. Generally it is due to having high cholesterol, diabetes, . high blood pressure or being overweight. A diet high in sugar and fat can do it, (so in a round about sugary drinks can do it as well). Also it can happen due to rapid fluctuations in weight. Exercise is presently the best treatment ...Read more

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Is essentiale forte 300mg good for non-alcoholic fatty liver?? If so how many capsules per day? I have grade 1 fatty liver

Is essentiale forte 300mg good for non-alcoholic fatty liver?? If so how many capsules per day? I have grade 1 fatty liver

?????? WHY: Why do you have fatty infiltration of your liver?? Alcoholism is obviously NOT the only reason for this condition (in fact OBESITY is probably the #! cause!
Vitamins are very non-specific and I would say are probably NOT helpful ...Read more

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If u had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, with constant hyperammonia, would u get started on your bucket list? I am 55 and female with 10 other illn

If u had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, with constant hyperammonia, would u get started on your bucket list? I am 55 and female with 10 other illn

encephalopathy?: Do you have cirrhosis? Why are your doctors checking ammonia? Do you have periods of confusion? Cirrhosis from nafld/Nash can lead to improper handling of ammonia leading to confusion and altered level of consciousness. This is treatable. You should consider a consult with a hepatologist or gastroenterologist ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with non alcoholic fatty liver a year ago, I have tried to lise weight because was told to and now I am getting pressure in the top mi?

I was diagnosed with non alcoholic fatty liver a year ago, I have tried to lise weight because was told to and now I am getting pressure in the top mi?

Pressure: You MUST get an appointment for your doctor to see you as soon as possible. If the doctor has a busy program and cannot see you in a day or two, please have someone take you to the nearest emergency facility.

Let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Non alcoholic fatty liver and pregnancy, what to do?

Non alcoholic fatty liver and pregnancy, what to do?

Talk to OB and liver: Specialist. Most cases of non-alcoholic liver disease are related to obesity and/or diabetes, both of which can complicate pregnancy, particularly in a woman over the age of 35. You should see an OB provider with experience in high-risk pregnancies, and consultation with a liver specialist would be reasonable as well. The further weight gain associated with pregnancy may cause problems. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine for non alcoholic fatty liver?

Is there any medicine for non alcoholic fatty liver?

Liver Damage: Nope. The only option is to remove the excess fat cells with a strict diet and weight loss program. The herb: milk thistle is used world wide for this but removing the very thing causing the liver damage is the only best option. ...Read more

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Recently I have been diagnosed with non alcoholic fatty liver. What should I do?

Fatty liver: Keep your weight under control, excercise, low fat diet.Follow up with your doctor every few months to check liver function tests. Usually fatty liver is a benign condition. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause non-alcoholic fatty liver?

Can lupus cause non-alcoholic fatty liver?

Autoimmune hepatitis: Lupus is associated with autoimmune hepatitis, not NASH (non-alcoholic fatty liver). Nash is commonly see in settings of obesity, excessive alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol. Both entities can occur together when respective risk factors for both exist. ...Read more

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Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Yes if no cirrhosis: Aleve (naproxen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) are primarily excreted by the kidneys and not metabolized in the liver. If a patient with NAFLD is asymptomatic, has normal liver function (bilirubin) and no evidence of cirrhosis Aleve and Motrin can be taken without toxicity.
NSAIDS can occasionally elevate hepatic enzymes so it's
probably wise to check LFT's occasionally if using NSAIDS regularly. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for non alcoholic fatty liver grade 1? If so any brand that can be recommended?

Is green tea good for non alcoholic fatty liver grade 1? If so any brand that can be recommended?

Tea not the answer!: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). ...Read more

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If you have a rash because you may have a non-alcoholic fatty liver issse what does the rash look like and what part of the body does it appear on.

If you have a rash because you may have a non-alcoholic fatty liver issse what does the rash look like and what part of the body does it appear on.

Nafld: Fatty liver disease can cause generalized itching, yellow jaundice (in advanced cases), hives, or small leaks of blood (petechiae), redness of palms. I think you should be evaluated by a dermatologist to determine whether your rash is related to your liver condition. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 32 years old. Gender- man. I have Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Grade 1. So what kind of Treatment or Medicine requires for Me? Please help Me

Fatty liver: Unfortunately there is no specific medicine is available. The treatment is weight loss. You can try vitamin E 400-800 U/day, not very strong beneifcial outcome form it but not going to harm, some studies have revealed it might help ...Read more

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Non alcoholic fatty liver and getting pregnant, what to do?

Non alcoholic fatty liver and getting pregnant, what to do?

Talk to your doctors: You should have a liver specialist and an obstetrician involved. Most people with non-alcoholic steatosis are overweight, and losing weight prior to pregnancy would be an important step, so that the weight gain with the pregnancy doesn't compromise your liver further. Some women report that their liver improves with pregnancy, while others have a worsening. Usually stays the same. Good luck!!! ...Read more

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I have a non-alcoholic fatty liver and am considering getting pregnant. Is this recommended?

I have a non-alcoholic fatty liver and am considering getting pregnant. Is this recommended?

Question sounds very: Familiar, and I believe I have already commented on it for you or some other questioner, but I would be concerned. Non-alcoholic fatty liver is associated in most cases with excessive weight, and pregnancy presents its own challenges as far as weight gain. You list your age at 45 and that is another risk factor for a safe pregnancy. Talk to your OB/GYN provider and your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Told to eat high fat, low carb? And what are the #s of (low carb)

60 grams QD or so: No sugar, keep carbs to about 20 per meal. This is the equvialent of a slice of bread or an apple, 1/2 cup of rice, 1/2 cup spaghetti per meal
fatty liver is caused to a large degree by the production in the liver of triglycerides in the process of storing sugars. Fructose is the worst of the sugars because it cannot be directly burned in the krebs cycle must first be stored as trig by liver. ...Read more

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Can non alcoholic fatty liver be reversed also is this something serious I was told by my doctor I have it?

Can non alcoholic fatty liver be reversed also is this something serious I was told by my doctor I have it?

Weight loss: Is what most people need with this condition, which is associated mostly with obesity, and occasionally occurs in non-obese (or just overweight) individuals who have serious lipid abnormalities. It can and does progress in some people to cause scarring and ultimately cirrhosis, and needs to be taken seriously. Avoid alcohol and if you are overweight, start weight loss program. Get lipid testing. ...Read more

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My albumin level is 3.8 and has decreased in the last year. My sister has non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. What should I do next? Anything?

My albumin level is 3.8 and has decreased in the last year. My sister has non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. What should I do next? Anything?

Nothing.: Albumin levels are useful only when monitoring known liver disease. Albumin levels fluctuate dependent upon many variables so I think you are probably NOT "decreasing." It would be distinctly unusual to find liver disease with an abnormality of albumin alone. Sister with NAFLD does not mean much for your health. See the doc who drew your blood. ...Read more

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Sister is obese but if she makes lifestyle changes can non alcoholic fatty liver disease be reversible?

Yes: Yes, indeed. Weight loss and metabolic control can considerably help nash, and it is important to do this before the inflammation of NASH becomes cirrhosis. ...Read more

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I have non-alcoholic fatty liver and need to have my Thyroid Removed. Should I be taking Armour or Synthroid (thyroxine)?

I have non-alcoholic fatty liver and need to have my Thyroid Removed. Should I be taking Armour or Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Synthroid (thyroxine): You should take Synthroid (thyroxine) because it has been more thuroughly tested to deliver the specified amount of medication and most doctors know how to dose Synthroid (thyroxine) and not Armour. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Fatty Liver (Definition)

A condition where fat makes up more than 5% to 10% of the weight of your liver/ In some cases, this disease can ...Read more