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Why Does Lifting Weights Cause My Liver Enzymes To Fluctuate
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
Liver enzymes: Do you take any supplements for weightlifting? Do you take any medicines, like a statin for cholesterol? How much alcohol do you drink? Do you use Anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass? Have you ever had or been exposed to hepatitis b or c (through blood or body fluids)? The answers to these & other questions may shed light on your question. ...Read more
What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?
Need a workup: Most often nowadays, if you're taking no medications or alcohol, the first entity to consider is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is largely genetic and for which physical fitness is a key to management. You may need to be checked for hepatitis B and C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Supplements may not be what's on the label. Good luck with the workup. ...Read more
Which raises liver enzymes more, lifting weights strenuously, or drinking 2 alcoholic drinks per day? Thank you
Getting a liver enzyme blood test. How many days before that should I stop lifting weights and jogging, so as not to skew blood test results?
Not necessary.: Those activities should not skew your results. ...Read more
Yes: Stop any excercise at least 3 hours prior your blood test for liver enzymes. ...Read more
Right after surgery (2yrsAgo)I developed an autonomic nervous system dysfunction and ever since my liver enzymes (labs)fluctuate normal and high cause?
LFT elevation.: Intermittent LFT increase associated with variety of illness most commonly non alcoholic fatty liver (or alcohol) Also viral hepatitis, medications / drugs or exposure to certain chemicals. To be sure this can get complicated so should probably see doc to make sure you have been tested for the major causes before thinking about many, many less common things. ...Read more
Fatigue, weight loss, Albumin 3.7, Total protein 7, Platelet 167, mchc 33, RDW 11.9 vitamin d 25. hx of ^ liver enzymes 1yr normal now. Causes Concern?
I've used senna off and on for about 2yrs for IBS. Would this cause my liver enzymes to elevate causing me fullness and pain under my rib?
Let's find out: This might be a great time to stop using that stuff in any case. The stuff is infamous for elevating liver enzymes after a few months. If they don't go back to normal, you'll get a workup for other causes. This is serious. ...Read more
Usually OK: When we talk about liver enzymes, we are usually referring to transaminases (sgot/sgpt, ast/alt). The lower limit of normal is either zero or close to zero. Therefore having a low value of one of these is not an issue. Albumin and protein can be low in malnutrition or protein-losing kidney disease. And severe malnutrition will cause everything to be very low across the board. ...Read more
Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabolic diseases, sometimes heart failure or prolonged jaundice, etc. It is important to see a liver specialist if your child has elevated liver enzymes and/or an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly). ...Read more
Many causes: Usually some form of acute hepatitis or liver injury. Common causes are viruses, medications and fulminant hepatitis, a serious condition that can require liver transplant. ...Read more
Liver clears out: The liver does things such as clean your blood by removing toxins like medicines and alcohol. It contains thousands of enzymes which are special types of protein cells that help necessary chemical reactions to take place. Some medicines may be too much for the liver to handle and the result is that the enzymes are elevated and this is a sign that the liver needs help. ...Read more
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There is a report of Hepatic: Cholestasis, hepatic failure, hepatitis, jaundice. Though the frequency of these adverse events is not defined. Consult your GP for further evaluation and workup. ...Read more
Damage to liver: Microvesicular fatty infiltration of hepatocytes (liver cells) is directly toxic to the liver. When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, they release their enzymes (ast, alt) into the bloodstream. ...Read more
Medicines: If you are definitely healthy and have been told this by a physician, medicines you are taking could be the answer. Another possibility is starvation, which seems unlikely. You need to make sure that physician agrees with you that you are otherwise healthy. ...Read more
Need more info: What are the actual results? How long have the levels been elevated? Do you drink alcohol, if yes, how much? What medications are you taking, including herbals and over the counter drugs? It would be prudent to discuss all this with the doctor who ordered the tests as all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more
Been on meteprolol 12.5 since june. Liver enzymes have been up since july on and off. Could this cause it? Never been up before. Had baby in may too.
No: Heads up -- "pop" remedies are often not what they're supposed to be, and some "holistic chinese herbal remedies" are nasty actually liver poisons. If your liver enzymes are up, your physician may retest you off all rx's and alcohol; if still up, labs for hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's and a few others are in the works; if it's not this, a rx for aerobic fitness may be a life-saver. ...Read more
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