Whats the difference between fatty liver and fatty liver disease?

NASH. Non alcoholic steato hepatitis: not just fat deposition in liver but associated inflammation. Can lead to chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Has associated abnormal liver chemistry tests. A bigger deal than simple fatty liver.

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What is fatty liver disease?

See below. Fatty liver is essentially the abnormal deposition of fat in the liver. It can lead to inflammation and ultimately cirrhosis. The causes include alcohol, non-alcoholic fatty liver and medications. Non-alcoholic fatty liver is the most common and is related to obesity, high triglycerides, diabetes and genetic predisposition. Read more...
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How to reverse fatty liver disease?

Weight loss. As you lose weight and fat from other parts of your body, you will also lose fat from your liver. Consider vitamin E also. Read more...
Fatty liver risks. Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). Read more...
NAC. N- acetyl cysteine, b complex vitamins esp b6, milk thistle, co-q 10 (ubiquinol), glutamine gives more energy to liver to replenish itself. If you can use pemf protocol daily (pulsed magnet rx) you can regenerate liver. Read more...

What are signs of fatty liver disease?

Abnormal LFTs. there's NAFLD (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease) which is just fat in the liver, and more of it than usual - and NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) which is when that fat gets inflamed. the latter if not controlled, can lead to cirrhosis over time. Signs are typically elevated ALT (more so than AST) and increased echogenicity on ultrasounds. often associated with 'metabolic syndrome'. Read more...

What is fatty liver disease? How do you treat it?

Weight loss. Fatty liver is usually diagnosed with an ultrasound showing fat deposits in the liver. Usually liver enzymes are elevated (ALT and AST). Most people with fatty liver are overweight, so weight loss is the curative treatment. Diet and exercise is crucial in achieving substantial weight loss. Avoid supplements that causes weight loss (as can be harmful). Overall this is a benign condition. Read more...

If I lose wight will my fatty liver disease go away?

Can't hurt... Fatty liver is typically due to obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, too much alcohol, or a combination of these. Lose 1-3 pounds per week (drop 10-20% of present total weight) to address obesity-associated fatty liver. Eat right (minimize fats; supplement fibers), exercise, and you should be fine. Roughly for every 3500 calories you lose, you drop a pound of fat (that's 500 calories a day). Read more...