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Suggest treatment for high GGT levels

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Dr. Saumya Mittal


Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Question: How do I lower my GGT levels quickly? I have a test in 10 days
Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
you can cheat a test, dont cheat yourself

Detailed Answer:
I think you should skip alcohol completely
Doing that will help you clear GGT

Meanwhile try hepatoprotective agents like Silymarin.
Best of luck
Dr mittal
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Ashwin Bhandari
Follow up: Dr. Saumya Mittal 2 hours later

A little brief for an answer...

I have stopped drinking alcohol and am taking thiamine (100mg) and milk thistle (silybum marianum) complex tincture (2 x 500mg) daily. Can I increase these doses in the short term and if so will it speed recovery?

I am also eating fruit and drinking plenty of fluids. Are there any other dietary methods which may help?

I understand your comment re cheating myself. That isn't happening, I simply have a time imperative to have my blood tested.

Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal 48 hours later
Brief Answer:
you dont need to increase the dose

Detailed Answer:
i dont think you need to increase the dose. just make sure you avoid alcohol. even 1 day of alcohol intake will cause rise of liver enzymes
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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