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Ultrasound shows slight fatty liver. Exercise, diet for cure?

hi, my mother who is 55, has been diagonosed with slight fatty liver .the ultra sound report reads as follows....Diffuse increase in fine echoes with relative decrease in echogenicity of portal vein radical walls... FATTY INFILTRATES..Increased Span..IHBR- not dilated. Please advise what are the recommendations from your side in order to bring it to the normal level,,in terms of diet schedule,, exercise .....we want to avaoid using medicines and control/cure it with the diet control/exercise etc...please advise....
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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First of all make sure she is not taking any sort of alcoholic beverages, because that can produce a "fatty liver" as well. If she does not drink then she needs to lose weight, and the way to achieve is very dependent on the person, but should include a combination of diet and exercise.
Exercise recommendations are at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise (walking, jogging, bicycle, elliptic, etc) 5 times a week.
Diet recommendations for fatty liver are basically to have a healthy diet, avoiding foods high in cholesterol and fat (no fried food, no shrimp, lobster; drink fat free milk or products, etc).
There is no medication available to cure fatty liver disease.
Answered: Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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