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High LFT. Fatty lever. Suggestions?

Hi Radhakrishna, I have high LFT's but I see no adverse effects. I had consulted a local specialist and he advised I am suffering from Fatty liver disease and to get LFT's under the favourable range he recommended I reduce my weight. I am not a heavy drinker of alcohol either. Do you think there is a way to treat Fatty liver?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing in.
Fatty liver with raised enzymes (LFT) is a condition which merits prompt treatment and follow up.
If untreated the condition can progress to cirrhosis.
The treatment comprises of
1. Weight reduction.
2. Diet should be high protein , moderate carbohydrate and poor fat diet.
3. Regular exercise for at least 30 minutes.
4. Medications (combination of tricholine citrate and sorbitol for 6 months along with ornithine compounds for 6 weeks)
5. Repeat ultrasound after 6 months.
6. Repeat LFT every 4 weeks to ensure fall in the enzyme levels.
7. Abstinence from all alcoholic beverages.
I am sure you will be cured of the fatty liver with the protocol I have suggested.
Answered: Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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