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Doctor insights on: What Vitamins Help To Fight A Fatty Liver

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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

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 can you do to help reduce fatty liver? Also, is South Beach Diet safe for fatty liver

Lose weight: Vitamin e has also been shown to help. You do have a risk of gall stones with rapid weight loss. Ironically patients who had some fat when they dieted as opposed to no fat, developed fewer gall stones. ...Read more

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Can you recommend me supplements that boost fat metabolism for fatty non-alcoholic liver?

Can you recommend me supplements that boost fat metabolism for fatty non-alcoholic liver?

Diet: Diet rich in vegetables, low glycemic fruits and exercise will help to reverse this condition. You may want to take advantage of a number of programs offered by Bariatricians in your community. Contact the American Society of Bariatric Physicians for doctors close to you. ...Read more

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What are some good pills to take to boost my metabolsim or to help burn fat?

What are some good pills to take to boost my metabolsim or to help burn fat?

Selling point: There are no short cuts to healthy living and "pills" do not do what the sales pitch says. You get rid of fat by getting rid of sugar and "junk". ...Read more

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Could you tell me if my anxiety meds give me high liver enzymes is there a vitamin to fight that effect?

D/W provider: If you are suffering adverse effects from anxiolytic medications - it is best to address this directly with the prescribing provider. ...Read more

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Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Not necessarily...: As we age fat deposits build up in our liver; best way to combat this is by being as 'low-fat' as possible; and your body will do the rest. (presuming all of your lab data is normal of course) some say the herb 'milk thistle' can help with detoxification of the liver; but there have been no studies I am aware of to prove this...Strictly an alternative solution. Cheers! ...Read more

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What foods should I be eating to get rid of fatty liver. Nafld?

What foods should I be eating to get rid of fatty liver.  Nafld?

Eat Healthy: There are no specific foods to get rid of fatty liver. However, the fat responds to a healthy well balanced diet with exercise. If you are overweight, weight loss is key to help the liver decrease fat accumulations. If you have diabetes or elevated cholesterol, it is important to control them as well. ...Read more

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What can you say about essentiale forte (phospolipids) for a fatty liver?

Supplement: Essentiale forte is a supplement and is unlikely to cause any problems. It may not improve fatty liver much, but should not hurt you. There is very little evidence that it makes much of a difference. If you have further questions, you should follow up with your family practice provider. ...Read more

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What vitamins or supplements should I take to help prevent liver damage from drinking?

What vitamins or supplements should I take to help prevent liver damage from drinking?

Don't drink so much: There are no pills/supplements/treatments that "protect" your liver from alcohol. None. If you're drinking so much that you're worried about your liver, then you're drinking too much. The only way to protect your liver from the damage done by excessive alcohol consumption is to curtail your alcohol consumption, because early on, the damage is reversible. Contact your doctor for help or call a.A. ...Read more

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How to cure a fatty liver, foods to eat , what to do when it aches?,

How to cure a fatty liver,  foods to eat , what to do when it aches?,

Weight loss...: Fatty liver disease is most often a consequence of the foods we eat and being overweight. There is no specific treatment for fatty liver. If your bmi is > 24, losing weight will result in improvement in ast/alt and reduction of fat in the liver. As the liver returns to a more normal size the pain should go away. Good luck! ...Read more

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Other than ginger, what supplements can I take to promote a healthy GI tract, and perhaps help my swollen spleen to shrink ?

Other than ginger, what supplements can I take to promote a healthy GI tract, and perhaps help my swollen spleen to shrink ?

Depends: It depends on the problem you're having. Enlarged spleen is a consequence of the problem you're having, so without identifying it, it would be hard to suggest anything. Ginger is not curative. It may sooth upset stomach, but won't do anything for the liver or spleen. ...Read more

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What kind of digestive enzymes and vitamins do you need to treat steatorhea?

What kind of digestive enzymes and vitamins do you need to treat steatorhea?

Depends: Depends on cause. Consider pancreatic ultrasound to make sure structure is ok. Then consider lipase and/ or betaine hcl and bile supplements. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins can help detox the liver?

What kind of vitamins can help detox the liver?

N-Acetyl Cysteine: N- acetyl cysteine can help clean the liver. Need to stop this medication slowly otherwise can cause extreme fatigue. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would L-carnitine help reduce fat in a fatty liver?

Hi docs, would L-carnitine help reduce fat in a fatty liver?

Probably: Especially if it's non-alcoholic. Ask your physician before you start up. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734723. ...Read more

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According to blood work, I have a fatty liver, what food should I be eating? Would a liver cleanse help?

According to blood work, I have a fatty liver, what food should I be eating?  Would a liver cleanse help?

Low Carb: A fatty liver develops when the body has too much glucose/sugar that gets converted into fat for storage. Following a low carb diet with adequate protein and fat, and exercising can help to reverse this condition. While a liver cleanse might be something to consider in the future under the guidance of an experienced medical practitioner, the first step is to take control of your diet. ...Read more

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Fatty Liver (Definition)

A condition where fat makes up more than 5% to 10% of the ...Read more