Category Liver

Increased (bad) liver function tests
Liver

Increased (bad) liver function tests

Poor liver values ​​can be read from the so-called liver values, possible overloads, diseases or damage to the liver. Increased liver values ​​are usually found in routine blood tests. In the investigations, the concentration of the metabolite bilirubin and the liver enzymes glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT or

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Liver pain - causes and therapy

Liver pain is a colloquial pain that is thought to be related to the liver. The liver itself has no pain receptors, so that the pain, for example when the organ is enlarged, is perceived as pressure pain in the surrounding tissue. The cause is usually dysfunction and liver disease, although the complaints are often difficult to localize and are perceived, for example, as diffuse pain in the right upper abdomen.
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Liver

Increased (bad) liver function tests

Poor liver values ​​can be read from the so-called liver values, possible overloads, diseases or damage to the liver. Increased liver values ​​are usually found in routine blood tests. In the investigations, the concentration of the metabolite bilirubin and the liver enzymes glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT or
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New fatty liver screening test detects early stage

New blood test detects fatty liver disease at an early stage The dangerous thing about fatty liver is that it often remains undetected because it does not cause severe symptoms, but at the same time massively increases the risk of serious secondary diseases. Another problem is the diagnosis, because fatty liver is only recognized when it has already enlarged and is already showing harmful effects.
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Hidden fattening foods: These chemicals drastically affect our metabolism

How endocrine disruptors affect our hormone balance A large EU research project is currently investigating a group of chemicals that are suspected of negatively affecting human metabolism. There are numerous indications that so-called endocrine disruptors promote weight gain and metabolic diseases such as fatty liver, high blood lipid levels and diabetes.
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How our liver regenerates back healthy

Increased blood flow renews the liver, which is essential for the metabolism and detoxification of our body, as well as for our immune system. The liver is undoubtedly one of the most important human organs. In addition to the vital functions, their ability to regenerate is also unique.
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Fatty liver: Our liver suffers in silence with dramatic consequences

Improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of fatty liver diseases Non-alcoholic fatty liver is an extremely common complaint. Almost one in three adults in industrialized countries is affected, according to the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD). It is not uncommon for the disease to go undetected for a long time, but without adequate treatment there are serious consequences, ranging from high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer to a heart attack and stroke.
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