What are the causes of high levels of enzymes in your liver and heart?

Enzymes. The stock answer is myocardial cell damage or death causes release and elevation of the enzymes. Cardiac enzymes are supposed to be very specific, in practice not quite so much.. Similar for liver, generally means organ damage but not really that simple.

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How safe is Lipitor (atorvastatin) for heart patients with slightly elevated liver enzymes?

Usually Very Safe. Your slightly elevated liver enzymes should be evaluated by your physician. If no significant problem is found it is safe to take lipitor (atorvastatin). Monitoring liver enzymes is frequently done on a periodic basis. Small elevations of liver enzymes over baseline on Lipitor (atorvastatin) is not an indication of liver damage and can be safely followed. Read more...