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... of drinking without any health problems, I came across the role of iron in alcoholic liver disease. Males tend to accumulate excess iron as they age and alcohol accelerates this process as it increases iron absorption from food. ... (2 replies)
... My sister had alcohol related fatty liver and was hospitalized with jaundice two years ago... she was 36 at the time. ... (6 replies)
NASH need info!
Jul 3, 2014
... Hi Dawn... A couple of things you might want to look into on NASH. A clinical study called the "PIVENS trial" seemed to indicate Vitamin-E is superior to the pharmaceutical medicine they measured it against for NASH. You might want to give it a google. Iron reduction through phebotomy (blood donation) is also undergoing phase 2 clinical trials. Search for:... (1 replies)

... This is an interesting subject. Most folks do think alcohol when the subject of liver disease comes up, but there is much more to it than this. ... (5 replies)
... last November. The problem is, her family believes she is an alcoholic. They say often you can smell alcohol coming out her pores in the morning. Her condition is deteriorating and she is scheduled for tests for viability of getting on the liver transplant list. ... (2 replies)
... or alcohol related? ... (5 replies)
Fatty Liver????
Dec 6, 2003
... can be reversed with weight loss and cutting back on alcohol intake. It is almost always benign with no progression. Steatohepatitis, however, may progress to hepatic fibrosis and, ultimately, cirrhosis of the liver. ... (6 replies)
... As the damaged liver cells caused by the Alcohol struggle to digest the fat as it is tough to break down anyway. ... (32 replies)
... his cholestral is a little high, but dr said that alot of times when the liver enzyimes are high, that makes the cholestral high. So no meds, no tylenol, no alcohol for 2 weeks and then a retest. Does everything the dr. says, liver enzyimes are still high. ... (15 replies)
Oct 15, 2011
... cleaning solvent when I was an aircraft mechanic in the Marine Corps in the 1980's. It was right after heavy exposure that my symptoms occurred. I have not drank alcohol in 25 years. ... (4 replies)
... Mods, sorry for the cross-talk, but this is relevant to the original poster: NAFLD is actually the more proper name used for non-alcohol related fatty liver disease because NASH which stands for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis implies there is actual inflammation of the liver, which is not true in most cases. The most common risk factors for NAFLD are, yes, being... (13 replies)
... Fatty liver is epidemic now days. High Fructose Corn Syrup in sodas, and alcohol are both major causes. ... (8 replies)
Help please!!!!!
Nov 2, 2015
... I developed steatohepatitis from alcohol and when abstinence didn't relieve my symptoms, I lowered my iron by donating blood and my malaise lifted like a fog. It made a believer out of me. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with NASH one month ago based on a biopsy that was done prior to gallbladder surgery in May. ... (5 replies)
... Unfortunately, even relatively small amts. of alcohol can significantly raise certain liver enzymes. I had elevated levels once, and my GI doc said even one mixed drink can raise enzymes for up to 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)
Inflamed liver
Jul 28, 2003
... To check your liver, they check something called transaminases..if these are elevated, it usually means your liver is inflamed. Depending on which ones are elevated, it could mean that the actual liver tissue is sick and that's why your liver is inflamed, or there is something blocking your liver's ducts, and that's why it's inflamed. The enzymes are AST, ALT and GGT. ... (6 replies)
... alcoholic steatohepatitis. It is a liver disease which is identical to alcoholic fatty liver, but there is no history of alcohol consumption. ... (4 replies)
End stage liver
Aug 31, 2011
... To BillinSD – Oh my God - really - there are so many other ways end stage liver failure can go - encephalopathy is a complication, as are varicies, how about CHF from the ascities, how about general deconditioning and muscle wasting leading to heart failure, how about kidney failure from the ascities, how about an opportunistic infection, how about pneumonia or pleural... (6 replies)
... hose things at the same time, but there are cases where a cause is not found and a biopsy must be done. Sometimes in the absence of everything, the diagnosis of NASH or NAFLD will be made. ... (13 replies)
... Fortunately I can cross a large number of these off my list of possible issues. I'm really not too concerned with the liver enzymes alone as I know that doesn't necessarily mean something is terribly wrong. I've read a lot about ultrasounds possibly being off so we will see what the CT scan shows. What bothers me most is the pain. I couldn't sleep last night because of it.... (106 replies)

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