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What kind of vitamins can help to fight a fatty liver?

What kind of vitamins can help to fight a fatty liver?

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

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Could fortified food worsen an enlarged and fatty liver due to their being synthetic vitamins in them?

Could fortified food worsen an enlarged and fatty liver due to their being synthetic vitamins in them?

Not due to vitamins: The foods one chooses may worsen one's fatty liver, but it would not be due to the foods' vitamins, regardless of whether or not the vitamins are natural or synthetic. One should avoid foods that have unusually large doses of vitamins in them, as there is generally no need to be eating unusually large doses of vitamins. Normal amounts of vitamins, as in enriched flour or fortified milk, are fine. ...Read more

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Hi is vitamin E helps fatty liver I am taking them can you explain with details please thanks anwar?

Don't think so.: I have not seen any studies showing benefits of vit.E on fatty liver. But we know that with strict diet, and avoiding alcohol will help to protect your liver from future complication.I am not aware of benefits of vit e in this case. ...Read more

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I have hepc fatty liver thyroid osteoporosis should I take vitamins and calcium?

I have hepc fatty liver thyroid osteoporosis should I take vitamins and calcium?

Discuss with your Dr: Calcium can help improve bone density but it can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone if you are hypothyroid. Studies in the past few yrs showed some adverse affects of ca supplement like calcification in the heart with ? Of possible cause of heart disease so better to get calcium in diet, 3 servings of dairy daily. ...Read more

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After my physical i found out that i have a fatty liver. Is there any suggestions to help me clean out my liver. Does vitamin C and B12 help? Thanks.

After my physical i found out that i have a fatty liver. Is there any suggestions to help me clean out my liver. Does vitamin C and B12 help? Thanks.

They don't help.: The best thing to do is to eat a healthy diet, with emphasis on weight loss if you are overweight. You should also avoid regular use of medicines known to be toxic to the liver, such as Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and particularly avoid alcohol. Keep regular followup with your doctor for periodic checks on your liver. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help cure a non alcoholic fatty liver from obesity?

Can vitamin E help cure a non alcoholic fatty liver from obesity?

Not a cure: But studies suggest that vitamin E 800IU/day can improve biopsy evidence of steatohepatitis in nondiabetic patients. Even the american college of gastroenterology recommends it as a first line treatment in nondiabetics with biopsy proven fatty liver disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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With non-alcoholic fatty liver is milk thistle and vitamin e+ exercise effective and if so what dosage?

With non-alcoholic fatty liver is milk thistle and vitamin e+ exercise effective and if so what dosage?

Unknown: as to whether they are effective. There are studies on both sides of this issue, and the majority of studies have not shown efficacy of either medication in preventing the progression or promoting the improvement of liver inflammation. This is particularly true with vitamin E, where all studies have shown lack of efficacy. A few studies of milk thistle have shown small improvements, but most not. ...Read more

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Fatty Liver (Definition)

Some fat in the liver is normal. But if fat makes up more than 5%-10% of the weight of your liver, you may have alcoholic or nonalcoholic liver disease. In some cases, these diseases can ...Read more