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Is there a diet that helps liver cirrhosis?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Diet-cirrhosis liver

Yes there is help.
You must call your doctor because there are many causes of cirrhosis of the liver, and the diet recommendations can vary with the cause. Follow medical advice very carefully.

In brief: Diet-cirrhosis liver

Yes there is help.
You must call your doctor because there are many causes of cirrhosis of the liver, and the diet recommendations can vary with the cause. Follow medical advice very carefully.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Thomas Frazier
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Combat muscle loss

No diet will reverse cirrhosis.
However, with cirrhosis the body rapidly goes into "starvation" mode. During times of fasting, the body will break down muscle for energy and result in muscle loss. To combat this, eat several meals per day with plenty of protein. Most importantly, a bedtime snack such as boost plus or equivalent will reduce muscle loss during sleep.

In brief: Combat muscle loss

No diet will reverse cirrhosis.
However, with cirrhosis the body rapidly goes into "starvation" mode. During times of fasting, the body will break down muscle for energy and result in muscle loss. To combat this, eat several meals per day with plenty of protein. Most importantly, a bedtime snack such as boost plus or equivalent will reduce muscle loss during sleep.
Dr. Thomas Frazier
Dr. Thomas Frazier
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