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I have a fat liver and getting bloated any tips
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First you need to change your diet; no cereal, no more white pasta.  Stop all refined carbohydrates and eat organic food. Lean meats and leafy vegetables are high on the menu. You might need a combination of supplements that include vitamin E (800 IU/day of mixed tocopherols), vitamin C (6,000 mg/day of buffered powder), alpha lipoic acid (600 mg/day), and a liver cleansing product.
There are 3 different types of fatty liver!

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). In this condition, fat builds up in the liver, but it is unknown whether the extra fat is the cause of the disease. Many medical professionals believe that this is not a serious condition. However, it is not normal for fat to build up in the liver.  nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a sure sign of an unhealthy liver, and if left untreated can progress to more serious problems. In fact, approximately one-third of patients with NAFLD will develop NASH.
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). In patients with fatty liver, inflammation can cause a hepatitis condition that leads to serious health problems, including liver failure. Approximately 25 percent of patients with NASH will develop cirrhosis, liver failure, or liver cancer. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease associated cirrhosis. Over time, inflammation of the liver can lead to scarring of the organ. Severe scarring can lead to cirrhosis and liver failure.
There are many causes of fatty liver disease. However, the single largest driving force behind the rise in this condition is obesity.  Insulin resistance, elevated blood glucose levels, dyslipidemia, and hypertension are all associated with fatty liver disease. Other factors that lead to increased risk include, Metabolic syndrome (obesity, high triglycerides, elevated blood sugar, and hypertension) Increased oxidative stress (an imbalance of antioxidants and pro-oxidants) Production and release of toxic inflammatory proteins by the patient’s own inflammatory cells, liver cells, and fat cells.
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that heavy metals such as lead and mercury, as well as (PCBs), were associated with dose-dependent increased risk for liver damage.
You must limit intake of refined carbohydrates. Avoid the whites and eat whole foods such as organic fruits and vegetables, animal products, nuts, beans, and seeds. It's important to drink enough water. Proper hydration,Take your weight in pounds, divide by two and the resulting number is the amount of water to ingest in ounces. It is nearly impossible to reverse fatty liver if you are dehydrated.
Nearly all vitamins can act as either an oxidant or an antioxidant. The beauty of how our body was designed is that nearly all the nutrients that the body needs go through states of oxidation and antioxidation. This helps the body maintain a natural balance between breaking down and building up. Why is this important? Because the body is constantly breaking down and removing old, injured tissue and replacing it with new tissue. You can have too many antioxidants or too many oxidants. Eating a devitalized diet leads to a surplus of oxidants, which are electronegative substances that seek out extra electrons. These chemicals do damage to tissues, and lead to inflammation. This inflammation, caused by oxidant stress, is like a fire burning in the body. The more devitalized food you eat, the more oxidant stress the body is under and the more inflammation will develop. The fire grows larger. To put out the fire, you need antioxidants such as vitamin C. And just as you need more water to put out a larger fire, you need more antioxidants when you eat a lot of devitalized food. The liver, in particular, is very sensitive to oxidant stress and the resulting inflammation. Its function can become sluggish as it tries to detoxify and remove all the harmful substances from the food you eat.

Certain anti-inflammatory nutrients can (sometimes dramatically) put out the fires of inflammation in the liver.    Vitamin E. One study, published in the September 2009 issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, found that vitamin E can reduce elevated liver enzymes and reverse fatty liver and inflammations. Liver injury was also prevented. Other studies reported in the May 6, 2010, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine found that 800 IU/day of vitamin E was superior to the diabetic medication Actos at producing significant improvements in the appearance of the liver with liver biopsies. Take 400-1,000 IU/day of vitamin E as mixed tocopherols. Vitamin C. Works synergistically with vitamin E to keep inflammation down. All patients with a liver illness, including fatty liver, should take vitamin C. The human body cannot manufacture vitamin C, so  everyone needs adequate amounts in their diet to prevent deficiency. oral vitamin C 5,000 to 10,000 mg/day of buffered vitamin C provides the best results. If you get loose stools from vitamin C, lower the dose.

Alpha Lipoic Acid. A potent antioxidant is made in every cell in the body, and helps to turn glucose into energy. Alpha lipoic acid is a lipid and also happens to be water soluble, which means it can work in fatty areas of the body. It has been used to successfully treat serious, end-stage liver toxicities. Alpha lipoic acid works better when taken with vitamins C and E.  I suggest 300 mg twice per day.

  N-acetylcysteine a potent antioxidant is actually found in the liver. It is used in cases of acute liver poisoning by acetaminophen. NAC replenishes the liver’s levels of glutathione, which protects the  liver cells from toxicity. Doses range from 600 to  1,200 mg/day.

Healthy fats aid the body’s detoxification.  I suggest 1 teaspoon per day of organic coconut oil, and a 3-to-1 ratio of sunflax oil (a mixture of sunflower and flaxseed oil). Good oils help bind toxins and help to maintain membrane integrity in the body.
Check with your Dr. first!
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These suggestions are way too specific, the vitamin suggestions way too high in dosage, and there are too many fats included here for a post that includes not one iota of information about what's actually going on.  We have no idea at what stage of disease this person is at, what the rest of the person's health is, or anything about the poster at all.  So to the poster:  if you really want some help, put in a lot of detail.  When you say fat liver, did you mean you are being treated for fatty liver?  How long has it been going on?  What are you doing about it?  As for the bloating, explain what you mean exactly -- is this connected to the liver problem?  Did it exist before it?  Did it start after you started taking medication?  Are you taking medication and, if so, what?  Giving such specific and very high dosage supplement recommendations and dietary recommendations on what could be a serious condition at peak problem or with several medications being used is probably beyond any of the knowledge of those of us on here as none of us are experts on the liver or doctors of any kind, we're just folks like you.  But a better discussion might be had with a lot more detail of where you are in life and how you're living.
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Pax, you're correct! But I did say to check with your Dr. first.
As for vitamins to high the literature I had from Dr. David Brownstein. A Board-Certified family physician and is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. Of course that's his opinion and I know many doctors make mistakes. Pax. my wife has tender red bumps under her skin on her legs. I've taken her to about 4 different types of MD's and none of them knows from anything or even wants to do anything.
Well I did my research and brought her to my hematologist and told him i think it's Erythema nodosum. He said could be and sent us to a dermatologist and he agrees and were waiting for the biopsy to come back. Our dermatologist said these are to big for him to look into. And our dermatologist has all those awards all over his walls
and I know those are Bull Sh-t.
Pax. have a happy Passover!
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Thanks, Gym, you too.  Got so many problems it will just be another hard thing to do.  You know I've had a really bad neck for a long time, but now I've developed pain in my thighs and upper leg area.  I'm assuming it's more periformis problems, but I'm so burnt out by the anxiety that I'm just sick of seeing doctors and getting ambiguous answers or wrong answers.  My dentist, whose walls are also covered with awards, turned out to be a quack and now I have ruined teeth.  Gym, this is why I don't think any health care reform will work as well as hoped -- doctors are poorly trained and in it for the money.  The good ones are hard to find and very expensive and often don't take insurance.  And as consumers, how are we supposed to ever know if our treatment is good or we're just unlucky or if our treatment was bad?  I had a growth once on my hip that was removed, leaving a scar.  Turned out to be a wart!  How can a doctor not recognize a wart?  It's so frustrating!
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