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I'm 36y/o male. Moderate cirrhosis from alcohol. Three years clean. Would intermittent fasting be ok? Trying to lose weight. 8 hrs on 16hrs fast

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Dr. Atul Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Maybe not

When you have Liver disease your body i.
e the Liver may not maintain your blood glucose. Fasting can be problematic. Decreasing high calorie and excise under medical guidance is best option. Would not suggest you fast.

In brief: Maybe not

When you have Liver disease your body i.
e the Liver may not maintain your blood glucose. Fasting can be problematic. Decreasing high calorie and excise under medical guidance is best option. Would not suggest you fast.
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