General & Misc

Liver Enzymes and Exercise

In recent years, there are many indications that liver enzymes levels in the blood and exercise have some kind of association.

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For example, taking a blood test close to the time you exercised, could result elevated levels of liver enzymes in the results.

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24 years old Fatty Liver patient

This is a letter I received not a long time ago from David, a 24 years old man, who was diagnosed to have a fatty liver:

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2 Months ago I was told I have Fatty Liver Disease. I am 24 years old, I weight at 260 pounds, 5’11” tall. I am over weight and I have more fatty mass than muscle mass. Knowing that I have this disease is draining my mind and creating a lot of stress because I just don’t know how bad I have it.

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Fatty Liver and Weight Loss

Weight loss is a crucial part in fatty liver treatment. Losing body weight helped many patients to reverse a non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH / NAFLD) fatty liver disease.

Fatty Liver and Weight Loss

Why weight loss is important in Fatty Liver

The answer to this question is that when a body has excessive amounts of fat, the liver needs to work harder.

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When to consider a Fatty Liver Biopsy

A fatty liver biopsy is an invasive operation used to remove a sample of a liver tissue.

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The most common reason for doing a fatty liver biopsy is when the level of your liver enzyme, ALT, is at normal range, but on the other hand, a liver ultrasound scan suggests a non-alcoholic fatty liver.

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