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What can I do to prevent nafld?

What can I do to prevent nafld?

Weight loss: Weight loss helps lower Insulin levels an overall fatty deposits in the liver and abdomen. Alcohol consumption should be kept to a minimum. ...Read more

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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


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I have nafld had fibroscan today readings 400 and 5.5 what does it mean ?

I have nafld had fibroscan today readings 400 and 5.5 what does it mean ?

What is the kPa: Fibroscan helps asessment of liver scarring. If your score of 5.5 is the estimated kPa then it is suggestive of you not having advanced liver scarring ...Read more

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Diagnosed nafld does it progress to more serious problems iam advised to have fibroscan?

It can: In rare cases, is can progress. I'm not sure what you mean by "fibroscan" but i would advise to you to proceed with whatever testing has been recommended. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for nafld?

What is the treatment for nafld?

Treating underlying: Conditions, if known. Most frequent diabetes, hypothyroidism, obesity. Avoidance of hepatotoxic drugs and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is the most extreme form of nafld?

What is the most extreme form of nafld?

NASH: Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash) is nafld with associated inflammation and is more likely to lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Hot can I treat nafld naturally and effectively?

Hot can I treat nafld naturally and effectively?

NAFLD: Hi. The two most natural and effective ways to treat NAFLD are low fat/low sugar diet, and weight loss. Are you obese? Are you diabetic? Treating diabetes with certain agents helps also. If by "natural", you mean some herbal nonsense, sorry, no, you're on the wrong site. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with nafld and would like to know what my dr can do about this?

I have been diagnosed with nafld and would like to know  what my dr can do about this?

Doc can't, you can!: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is now the #1 cause of liver disease in america today and obesity is the main cause of it. When a person gets extra fat, it is deposited everywhere in body including liver, hence the name fatty liver. Wt loss is the only effective treatment for it! thus, your doc can't lose wt for you--only you can do that. So if obesity is your cause, you can treat it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of fat is deposited in the liver when one has nafld?

What kind of fat is deposited in the liver when one has nafld?

Macrovesicular fat: The appearance of the fat in the liver is no different than one would see with alcoholic fatty liver. ...Read more

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How are some ways to reverse nafld is it possible or is fatty liver deadly ?

How are some ways to reverse nafld is it possible or is fatty liver deadly ?

Varied: NAFLD is not one disease, is a spectrum of diseases from benign fatty liver to severe liver dysfunction. Early on could be reversible by appropriate dietary, activity and body habitus adjustment. Left untreated, at least some of NAFLD could become serious by causing cirrhosis and liver failure. Fatty liver is not considered just a benign disease anymore. ...Read more

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I have been diagonised as nafld. No HBsAG and hcv. Can i take alocohol once in a month?

I have been diagonised as nafld. No HBsAG and hcv. Can i take alocohol once in a month?

Yes...: Fatty liver disease is the most common cause of elevated lfts. Some patients with fatty liver experience progression of liver disease to cirrhosis. Knowing alcohol is a hepatotoxin (poison), consumption can accelerate existing liver disease in dose dependent fashion. Having one or two drinks per month is probably safe and not enough negatively impact your liver. ...Read more

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Iam diagonised with nafld.My weight is normal.Hb, hc and HIV negative. Can i take alcohol once in a month. What is the diet?

Iam diagonised with nafld.My weight is normal.Hb, hc and HIV negative. Can i take alcohol once in a month. What is the diet?

Key is fitness: I trust that wilson's disease has also been ruled out. Your personal physician probably did not give you a strict diet because this isn't the key, nor is total abstinence from alcohol versus an occasional beer. You may or may not be given medication, but i would urge you to get back into an exuberant, physical-fitness focused lifestyle. This may win back your health. ...Read more

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I have nafld and high cholesterol. Should i be on a statin at age 27?

I have nafld and high cholesterol. Should i be on a statin at age 27?

Need more info but..: Not everyone with high cholesterol needs statins; it depends on how high and esp. on the subtypes of cholesterol. Statins can be toxic to the liver. See http://tinyurl.com/9x3n594 and http://tinyurl.com/2f9kg7d There are other ways to lower cholesterol: http://tinyurl.com/4o6n7e2 For good info on treating NAFLD see http://tinyurl.com/lf77ull ...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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What is a fatty liver ?

What is a fatty liver ?

Fat infiltration : Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medical conditions like diabetes, and 5) medications including chemotherapy. Depending on the contributing factors, some of the problem may be treated effectively with weight loss, tight glucose control, and/or dietary modification. ...Read more

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Diet for a fatty liver?

Diet for a fatty liver?

Read this: To revert your fatty liver, read these 2 short articles: 1. https://www.kaushikmd.com/heartburn-do-you-know-this/ 2. https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/ ...Read more

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What causes fatty liver?

Obesity/bad fat: Obesity is the main cause of fatty liver disease which is now #1 liver illness in america. Excessive food, especially fats causes obesity and thus fatty liver disease. It is reversible if no cirrhosis yet. So, if u have been told so, wt loss, minimize alcohol, avoid drugs will reverse the fatty liver. Live healthy, live well, live long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to cure fatty liver?

Diet: Fatty liver is sometimes referred to as nash. Generally an elevated level of cholesterol or triglycerides in the blood can cause fatty liver. Fatty liver can regress with lifestyle modification. It is best to decrease alcohol and fat intake or start an exercise program as directed by your physician. Sometimes medications called "statins" can assist in treating a fatty liver. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver dangerous?

Is fatty liver dangerous?

Absolutely-Cut Carbs: Fatty liver, especially from etoh & chronic hepatitis associated with cirrhosis (scarring throughout the liver & progressive liver failure, not reversible & leads portal hypertension, recurrent stomach./intestinal bleeding, feeling terrible & early death). Stop all etoh, get checked & txed for hepatitis & stop all carbs. Go lchf, see https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/810867. ...Read more

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