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... cholesterol. My cardiologist also checks liver enzymes every 6 months. Until recently, everything was OK, but after the last scheduled blood test I was told that my liver enzymes were "mildly elevated". ... (7 replies)
... As I stated, my ALT levels have remained mildly elevated for five years or so. My former dr ordered the ultrasound of my liver last year. ... (7 replies)
... Or should I still stay away from niacin since I don't know what's wrong with my liver yet? ... (16 replies)

... We are trying to control it by diet and cholesterol control measures, it was diagnosed through ultrasound and biopsy and it can be progressive... the scarring that is done is done, but with proper diet and precautions we can keep it from progressing. ... (5 replies)
... I've been taking CoQ10 for a while now - no muscle problems that I've noticed. I wonder just what exactly would show on the liver ultrasound - how does statin-related damage show up? (7 replies)
... Don't worry, that ultrasound is VERY routine and usually means nothing. ... (7 replies)
... they left a message indicating that "LFT's were still mildly elevated" and that an ultrasound had been scheduled. I will ask for specifics when next I speak to the dr. or his nurse. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I received my liver ultrasound results; OK but for a mildly fatty liver ("a few streaks".) That, I know, is reversible through sensible diet, exercise, etc. The blood tests showed enzymes still up just mildly - not enough for my dr. to stop the zocor. However, there was also a positive Hepatitis B surface antibody (I THINK they said antibody, not antigen.) ... (0 replies)
... Just my opinion, but I would rather have high numbers then a damaged liver. Seeing U had a great report about your arteries, I would try to keep my numbers as low as possible with diet and exercise. If U have no risk factors, like heart disease etc. and your arteries are clean, why take something that is messing up your liver? JMHO (15 replies)
... Thanks - ok I guess I should have mentioned that I was on Vytorin for a short time before, but my liver enzymes went up so high that I had to be taken off (we're talking I had a liver ultrasound they were so high) My Doc said she wanted me to try fish oil eery day before I go on meds again. We're going to check it again in 6 months, but until then, I'm to try diet and... (6 replies)
... altering drugs, particularly how to check their own lipid and liver profiles along with the physician as an active participant in their own care. ... (33 replies)
... If you are worried about your cholesterol just go out and get some cinnamon capsules , take 1000 mgs a day and you'll be surprised how much it will go down , it does work !!! (15 replies)
... The fact is in my opinion is that Lipitor is destroying my liver for no reason. ... (15 replies)
... still mildly elevated. My cardiologist ordered a liver ultrasound, and referred me to my gastroenterologist. The ultrasound showed a sightly enlarged, "fatty" liver, but the LFTs had started to come down. ... (3 replies)
... I am going in for an ultrasound on my liver soon. My question is should I never eat fatty foods and sugar again, how much cardio do I need to do each day, and how much does alcohol play in all of this. ... (3 replies)

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