Get Rid Of Fatty Liver Disease In 10 Ways

While fatty liver disease doesn’t cause significant damage to the liver, it’s still something to watch out for. Even in the absence of standard treatment, the effects of fatty liver disease can be reversible and even curable, especially with immediate action.

You can even carry out some of these remedies in the comfort of your own home…

1. Have An Active Lifestyle

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Idleness is often an overlooked factor among patients with NFALD (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease). Opting for more physical activities like playing sports and games, walking to and from places, taking the stairs instead of elevators/escalators are highly recommendable.

Don’t be afraid to take it up a notch…

2. Drop Some Weight

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Now that you’re back on your feet, try doing daily exercise routines. Physicians recommend starting with a 150-minute weekly exercise regimen split into 30 minutes in a day, doing exercises like jogging or biking, or activities like dancing and hiking.

It might be time to switch to more nutritious meals…

3. Try Different Diets

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As much as possible, avoid all foods high in sugar and cholesterol. Dietitians recommend trying out the Mediterranean diet, consisting of fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, and a moderate serving of fish and lean meats.

Opting for better refreshments can do wonders…

4. Switch To Healthier Drinks

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You can never go wrong with drinking water. Drinking about eight glasses of it helps flush out the toxins from the liver faster. Black coffee (unsweetened) and green tea also provide the liver with extra protection and reduce damage.

Having a “good time” might not leave you in the best state after…

5. Say No To Booze

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Drinking alcohol can cause considerable stress and irritation to the liver regardless of how much you consume. According to research done by doctors from the UKMC, it can exacerbate the symptoms tremendously.

Taking some boosters offer protection…

6. Take Supplements

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Taking Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin E food supplements are both great for heart and liver health. Omega-3 in particular helps reduce the effects of NFALD. But it’s essential to consult with your doctor first with regards to prescription and daily dosages.

When you want something stronger, this might be an option…

7. Medication

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As we speak, medications for fatty liver disease are still in the works. Some studies have affirmed the effectiveness of the drug pioglitazone, albeit with some side effects. However, further research is needed to understand its properties fully.

Nature has treatments up its sleeve too…

8. Natural Remedies

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Certain herbs and spices like oregano, rosemary, turmeric, and milk thistles have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that make them suitable alternative medicinal treatments for people suffering from fatty liver disease.

When things get rough, this could be a last-resort option…

9. Surgery

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Bariatric surgery is the preferred surgical option for treating ALD and NFALD patients. According to its pioneer, Dr. Michel Murr, it effectively helps reduce both inflammation and the fat from the liver in about 95% of patients,

In life, defective parts get replaced. The same can be said here…

10. Liver Transplant

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Fatty liver disease has become the leading cause of [orthotopic] liver transplants in the United States alone. It is usually reserved for those suffering in the advanced stages of the disease. Fortunately, these have a survival rate of up to 90%.

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