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Feb
11

A Letter from your LIVER

Nope, I didn’t mispell that! I really meant LIVER, not lover! This post is about your LIVER, not your lover.

I got this one from a forwarded email. Author unknown. I think everyone could benefit from sharing this information.

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Dear You,

Hi… I am your LIVER! Let me tell you how much I love you in 9 WAYS…

1.  I STORE THE IRON reserves you need, as well as a lot of vitamins and minerals.

Without me, you wouldn’t have the strength to carry on!

2.   I  MAKE BILE to help digest your food.

Without me, you’d waste away to nothing!

3.   I DETOXIFY the poisonous chemicals you give me, and that include alcohol, beer, wine and drugs (prescribed and over-the-counter) as well as illegal substances.

Without me, your “bad” habits would kill you!

4.   I STORE ENERGY like a battery, by stockpiling sugar (carbohydrates, glucose and fat) until you need it.

Without me, the sugar level in your blood would fall dramatically and you’d go into a coma!

5.  I MAKE THE BLOOD that got your system going even before you were born.

Without me, you wouldn’t be here!

6.   I MANUFACTURE NEW PROTEINS that your body needs to stay healthy and grow.

Without me, you wouldn’t  grow properly!

7.   I REMOVE POISONS from the air, exhaust smoke and chemicals you breathe.

Without me, you’d be poisoned by pollutants!

8.   I MAKE CLOTTING FACTORS that stop the bleeding when you accidentally prick yourself.

Without me, you’d bleed to death!

9.   I help DEFEND YOU against the germs going into your body all the time. I take those cold germs, flu bugs and other germs you encounter, and knock them dead – or at least weaken them.

Without me, you’d be a sitting duck for every infection known to man!

That’s how much I LOVE YOU…

but do you love me?

Let me tell you some easy ways to love me, your liver!!

Don’t drown me in beer, alcohol or wine.

Even one drink is too much for some people and could scar me for life.

Watch those drugs!

All drugs are chemicals and when you mix them without a doctor’s advice, you could create something poisonous that could damage me badly.

I scar easily… and those scars called “cirrhosis” are permanent.

Medicine is sometimes necessary. But taking pills when they aren’t necessary is a bad habit. All those chemicals can really hurt a liver.

Be careful with aerosol sprays!

Remember, I have to detoxify what you breathe in, too. So when you are cleaning with aerosol cleaners, make sure the room is ventilated, or wear a mask.

That goes double for bug sprays, mildew sprays, paint sprays and all those other chemical sprays you use. Be careful what you breathe.

Watch what gets in your skin! Those insecticides you put on trees and shrubs not only kill bugs but they can get me right through your skin and destroy my cells too. Remember, they’re all chemicals.

Cover your skin with gloves, long sleeves, a hat and mask every time insecticides are in the air or if you’re handling them.

WARNING: I can’t and won’t tell you when I’m in trouble until I’m almost at the end of my rope… and yours. Remember, I’m a non-complainer. Overloading me with drugs, alcohol and other junk could destroy me! This may be the only warning sign you will ever get.

TAKE MY ADVICE PLEASE!

Check me out with your doctor.

Blood screening tests could identify some trouble.

If I’m soft and smooth, that’s good. If I’m hard and bumpy, that could mean trouble.

If your doctor suspects trouble, ultrasound and CT scans can look into it.

My life, and yours, depends on how you treat me

Now you know how much I care for you.

Please treat me with tender loving care.

 

You silent partner, and ever-loving partner,

LIVER

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74 Responses to “A Letter from your LIVER”


  1. March 1, 2011 at 3:47 am

    Loved this post. A great reminder for all of us!

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  2. 2 Softly Spoken
    March 1, 2011 at 9:17 am

    I never realized how important our liver is.
    My niece has liver failure.

    Thanks for the post.

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  3. March 1, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    I think I should send this to my hubby. Thanks for this post!

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  4. 4 nelson RN
    March 2, 2011 at 1:16 am

    Hi HALIE, Indeed a great reminder! Thanks for dropping by!

    Hi SOFTLY SPOKEN, I did not realize that before. Glad to share some info. My prayers to your niece.

    Hi AIDISAN, It’s never too late to remind our loved ones! Tell them we care by reminding them to take care of their health.

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  5. 5 NELLY
    March 19, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    sir ok lang ba ako kumain ng mani di ba un nkakataas ng sgpt kasi mhilig ako sa mani ung mga adobo ganun sabi nman ok nman daw ang pagkain ng mani dahil good fats nman daw un ano po ba?

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  6. 6 nelson RN
    March 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    Hi NELLY, ok lang kumain ng mani, kaso kung adobo, makakataas ng SGPT yung mantika nya. So if you are in a stage where you are trying to reduce your SGPT level, eating adobong mani is not a good idea.

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  7. 7 Raymond
    April 25, 2011 at 4:42 am

    Hi sir, tnx sa healthy information, i have a hepa b since 2003 but normal nman sgpt ko nun, sbi ng doc bka carrier lng ako, diko p alm mga risk nun kaya umiionm pdin ako ng alak, then last year (December) ngpachk ulit ako result is tumaas sgpt ko 55 normal is 0-40, i take godex twice a day kaya bumaba within 3 days..but last wik ngpachk ulit ako, shocked ako at nagwory, it was 61, nagtake ako godex 3 tyms a day, plus i follow your advice (no meat, healthy diet), khapon ng p lab ako..51 nlng cia..tnx ulit…

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  8. 8 nelson RN
    April 26, 2011 at 10:58 am

    Hi RAYMOND, your welcome and thanks for sharing your experience! I am sure your level will be better in no time. Take care always!

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  9. 9 abdel qudus
    June 13, 2011 at 7:34 am

    hi,
    please of recent i was diagnoise of hepatotis B with ma SGPT standing @ 74.9 but my hepatitis indicate non reactive does it am a carrier? And what kind of deit i need @ the moment to sustained this trend?
    Best regard.

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    • 10 nelson RN
      June 13, 2011 at 9:59 am

      Hi ABDDEL QUDUS. Unofortunately, I could readily answer you whether you are a carrier or not. The diagnosis of Hepatitis B can be made only with specific Hepatitis B virus blood tests. These tests are known as hepatitis “markers” or ‘serology’. Was this test your doctor’s basis for his diagnosis? Elevated SGPT does not usually equate with having hepatitis, but can either be due to something else.

      Most people with hepatitis B do not need a special diet. What’s most important is that you try to eat healthy foods and do not become overweight. For elevated SGPT, a low fat diet would be very beneficial. Avoid alcohol and get some exercise.

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  10. 11 Heart
    June 13, 2011 at 7:39 am

    Thank you for sharing (“,)

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    • 12 nelson RN
      June 13, 2011 at 7:51 am

      Hi HEART! Not everyone comes back to say THANK YOU, but you did! And I saw you posted your comment on the 3 related posts, because you wanted me to see your message… I can see sincere gratitude from you! God bless you!
      Take care always! Good luck on your next doctor’s appointment!

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  11. 13 abdel qudus
    June 13, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Thanks so much! For your response. my doctor asked me to undergo the following test;
    Bilirubin direct &indirect=0.90
    SGPT
    SGOT
    Alk.Po4
    GGTP
    Out of all this only SGPT came out with a strange result having 74.9 higher than the normal range of 0.40, but since this could be dealt, with proper deit am ok with it. The major concerns is how can i get rid of the virus (hepatitis) in my system?
    Best regard

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  12. June 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    Back in high school, I was a heavy drinker, which I blame on peer pressure of course. Everyday was a different reason to drink, but at least I never smoked or used drugs.

    When I enrolled in a Nursing course, I gradually trained myself never to touch alcohol again. It was hard at first, and I didn’t get any decent sleep for the first month. But I’m proud to say that I’m 3 years sober and totally alcohol free! I guess that’s a part of me that Nursing has helped. I just hope I could help other people change as well.

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    • 16 nelson RN
      June 14, 2011 at 11:51 pm

      Oh definitely yes. When you become a nurse, it is going to be your advocate to help people improve their lifestyle, and that includes providing health teachings on healthy lifestyle.

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  13. June 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    I learned a lot from this post. It made me realize that I should take good care of my liver. Yay! thanks for sharing!🙂

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  14. June 22, 2011 at 11:25 am

    wow!..i learn something today about liver..
    I actually copy and paste it in my email and forwarded this to those dear to me..
    thanks nels!

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  15. June 25, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    wow! Dear Liver…I take care of you so much but sorry if sometimes you also inhaled my surroundings. My family are smokers and I can’t stop them from smoking…sigh!

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  16. June 27, 2011 at 11:38 am

    waaaaah I’m so sorry my dear liver, ngayon ko lang nalaman na di ako basta-basta nalang umiinom ng kung anu-anong medicine kasi specially without doctor’s prescription kasi nakakasira pala yan sayo😦

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  17. June 27, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    liver can sometimes be one of the most unnoticed organ in our body + it does perform a lot of essential functions for us to stay healthy + go about in our daily business..may this serve as an early warning! note to self: go easy on your liver!🙂

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  18. 27 Jhen
    July 9, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    Good day, kaka-medical examination ko lang last wednesday and sabi nila eh mataas daw ang aking SGOT and SGPT so I just get worry kc for work purposes abroad itong medical exam na ginawa ko, ask ko lang if makaka-apekto ito sa akin na hindi ako maging “fit to work”? if makaapekto ito sa result na hindi ako mag fit to work anu ang dapat kong gawin? ganu kaya katagal ito bago mag-okey?

    Perp diko talaga alam bat ganito result ng exam ko eh yearly naman me nagpapacomplete hepatitis test and okey naman and nagpa abdomenal ultrasound din po ako and normal naman lahat.

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    • 28 nelson RN
      July 11, 2011 at 5:41 pm

      Hi JHEN, Yup pwedeng makaapekto sa yong application for abroad ang mataas na SGPT. Usually naman, pinapayuhan ang mga applicants to repeat the test after one or two weeks, but before retesting, you should make an effort to reduce your SGPT level by taking liver supplements, eliminating fats from your diet, and taking some exercise. Some people who had some cases as yours were able to reduce their level on the second testing.

      Hindi lang hepatitis and nagco cause ng elevated SGPT. Posibleng napabayaan mo ang diet mo, medyo napadami ang inom mo ng alcohol lately, o baka naman uminom ka ng ilang gamot during the last weeks (kasi may mga gamot na nakaka raise ng SGPT level).

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      • 29 Jhen
        July 14, 2011 at 10:59 pm

        Thanks po sa reply…Okey na ung medical ko, advice lang ng clinic eh magpa hbt ultrasound ako then normal naman ung result then ayun yung dadalhin ko para humingi ng clearance sa isang Gastroenterologist sa St. Luke so pinakita ko lang ung result ng hbt ultrasound ko then advice sana ulit ako ng doctor na magpahepatitis profile luckily ay this past 2 yrs nagpahepatitis profile ako at full normal ung mga result so binigyan na ako ng clearance kasi hindi rin naman ganun kataas ung sgot and sgpt ko 60 & 61 lang, we just agree na nag gain lang ako ng wait kaya tumaas ang sgpt and sgot ko. Yun nga lang eh classified as B na ako, I mean in medical na ang ibig sabihin ay parang “fit to work but with mild problem” heheheheh di ko namemorize eh…

        Maraming salamat po ulit…

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  19. 31 Jay
    August 19, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    I post ko lang sa site na ito kasi posted na sya dun sa isang page na puno na. Salamat po.

    Hi Digital Catharsis,

    I had a flu last july 13, 2011 for 2 weeks, the reason why i found out that my SGPT was elevated (115) dated July 20, 2011. The Dr advised me to have a hepa test (NEGATIVE) and an Ultra sound ( result is : Hepatic Steotosis with focal fat spared area) The doctor just gave me Vit B Complex prescription. My family is not rich and a friend is just helping me with medication. I changed my diet and been totally no to meat and high protein foods for a month. Then, this morning i went to a clinic to have my SGPT to be checked again. Instead of going down the reading became 148.5 Is this very alarming already? I bought Liveraid today and will try this supplement for 10 days after that i will get another test again. Which one is better Essentiale of Liveraid. How much is their difference. I have 30 Caps of Liveraid for Php. 480. I must admit that i abused protein shake/whey last year for several months but i am not aware of it. I am worried now. I am going to die? Your blog is very useful God bless you for that you and your family.

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    • 32 nelson RN
      August 19, 2011 at 7:39 pm

      Hi JAY, thanks for sharing your case. No you are not dying, as yet! I wonder why your level did not go down inspite of your diet. But let me ask also – Were you taking medications that time (some medications can increase SGPT level)? Did you do some exercise? Did you refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages?

      I do not recommend any brand of liver supplements – but I would say that Essentiale was the brand I used and was effective in lowering down my SGPT level. Mine was around 80+ and went down to 40+ after a week of supplements, diet and exercise.

      Good luck!

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  20. 33 Jay
    August 19, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Thanks Nelson! I was not taking any drugs or medication, just a Vit B complex for that whole month once a day. No alcohol beverages as well. I went to the gym once within that time. I was really expecting that somehow my ALT will go down but it did not. I think there’s something wrong with the diet or the lifestyle. This time i will do some exercise and will stick on fruits and vegetables. How can you evaluate my SGPT reading? Is it on a critical level now? I thank God everytime you reply to everyone’s question. I pray that God will give you the desire of your heart.

    Best regards,
    Jason

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  21. 34 nelson RN
    August 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Hi JASON, I think your level can be reduced to normal limits if you really go serious with your diet and exercise. Take note that there were visitors here who had 1000+ sgpt level, so consider your level as still manageable. Good luck!

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  22. 35 Jay
    August 20, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    Thanks Nelson!!! that word encourages me alot. God bless bro. I will share whatever results i may have after 10 days.

    Btw, there are people telling me to take gluta. How safe is this? Have you done any readings/research about it?

    God bless.

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    • 36 nelson RN
      August 21, 2011 at 12:59 pm

      Hi JAY! Are you talking about Glutathione? Sorry I haven’t heard anybody using that for liver problems. Take only pieces of advice from MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS huh. Anyways, good luck and I wish you all the best! We’ll look forward to hearing from u again🙂

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  23. 37 Jay
    August 22, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    HI Nelson. I am making a journal as well of what i am eating everyday. Hopefully by the grace of God i will be able to lower my ALT. I will share the journal after 10 days. God bless us all🙂

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  24. 38 Jay
    August 29, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    Hi everyone specially kay author Nelson. Ito na ang result ng diet + exercise + liveraid na ginawa ko in 10 days.

    History lang po : July 22 ( 115 SGPT ), Aug 19 ( 149 SGPT ) Aug 29 ( 103 SGPT). Kung itutuloy utloy ko ito in one month pwede na maging normal ang level ko.

    Ito po ang ginawa ko. May halong exercise and Liveraid at no meat ako no oil din, no sugar din pero this past 2 days nilalagyan ko ng asukal yung avocado ko. Then, konting salt lang din pampalasa sa kinakain ko.

    Ito po yung JOURNAL ko sa mga kinakain ko. Sana matake din ng iba hehe.

    Aug 19 :
    12 NOON Fried Noodles
    2PM Hotdog
    2:30PM Camoteque
    3:30PM rice+konting tilapia + gulay+liveraid
    7PM saging+avocado+liveraid
    11PM isang clove ng garlic

    Aug 20:
    7:30PM Avocado+Liveraid+Orange+Vit B Complex
    8:45AM Stationary jogging (15 minutes)
    12Noon repolyo at sayote nilaga lang ng nanay ko. No oil. + liveraid
    3PM 1 saging
    5PM 1 saging
    7PM yogurt
    10PM Oatmeal
    11PM kimchi+rice+sayote+repolyo+liveraid

    Aug 21:
    Breakfast – liveraid+rice+bolied sitaw with bayabas + yakult
    Lunch – sitaw with bayabas + rice
    Merienda – oatmeal + liveraid
    5:12PM – cardio 15 minutes
    Dinner – Boiled ampalaya + liveraid

    Aug 22:
    5AM – boiled ampalaya + rice +liveraid
    11:30AM – 2 pcs banana
    2PM – pakwan
    3PM – 1 banana
    3:34PM – 1 pc banana + liveraid
    5PM – boiled camote tops + rice + liveraid
    9PM – cardio 15 minutes

    Aug 23:
    7AM – cardio
    8AM – 1 pc green apple + liveraid
    9AM – Vit B complex
    10:30AM – rice+sayote+repolyo
    2PM – fresh orange juice + fresh aloe vera gel ( yung gel lang po wag yung kulay green)
    3PM – liveraid
    4PM – 1 banana
    8PM – oatmeal + sayote + avocado
    9PM – cardio + liveraid

    Aug 24:
    6:45 – cardio
    7:30 – 1 green apple
    10:30AM rice+ampalaya boiled with onion and garlic + liveraid
    11:30AM – yakult
    3PM – rice+sitaw+liveraid
    5:30PM – fresh aloe vera gel + fresh orange juice : mixed
    7:30PM cardio
    8:30 – ampalaya paksiw + rice + liveraid
    12Am – banana

    Aug 25:
    9:30AM sayote+repolyo+liveraid+rice
    1:40PM sayote+repolyo+liveraid+rice
    4:30Pm – fresh aloe vera gel + fresh orange juice : mixed
    9:30PM – ampalaya+rice+liveraid

    Aug 26:
    9:30 AM – patol+rice+liveraid+Vit Bcomplex
    10AM – fitand right pineapple flavor + 15 minutes cardio
    12 NN rice+ampalaya na paksiw
    4PM aloevera gel mixed with fresg orange juice
    7:30PM Ampalaya+sitaw+rice+liveraid
    11Pm – 1 clove garlic

    Aug 27:
    7:30AM cardio work out
    8:20 – yakult+ liveraid+rice+ampalaya
    1:30PM – mixed fruits yung nabibili sa megamall
    4PM – liveraid
    9PM – veg salad – yung nbibili sa megamall no mayo!
    11:30PM – amapalaya + avocado + liveraid

    Aug 28:
    7Am – patola+rice+liveraid+ Vit B complex
    11Pm – 1 orange + apple + broccoli
    1:30PM – avocado
    2:30PM – pipino +vinegar+pepper
    5:52PM sayote+liveraid+yogurt

    Aug 29:
    8AM – rice+camote tops + liveraid
    11AM – avocado + orange
    2PM – avocado + liveraid
    5PM orange
    8:30PM – repolyo + sayote+ vit bCOmplex + corn
    9:30PM – corn

    Araw araw po ako take ng Vit B complex. Yung generic lang ang iniinom ko. Isa sa umaga at isa sa hapon. Yung repolyo at sayote ang ginagawa ng nanay ko nilalaga lang sa tubig kasama ang luya, sibuyas at bawang para magkalasa kahit papano. Yung sa ampalaya naman paksiw or nilaga lang sa tubig.

    pasensya na po at napahaba ang post ko. Itutuloy ko pa rin ang journal sa mga kinakain ko then mag share ulit ako after one month dun ko gagawin ang susunod na blood test ko. God bless po sa ating lahat.

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    • 39 nelson RN
      September 10, 2011 at 9:54 am

      Wow thanks for sharing your daily journal! I’m sure there are people out there who would benefit from this! I wish you luck and continue to follow your regimen! My prayers are with you!

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  25. September 10, 2011 at 12:51 am

    hello sir’s
    good evening or good morning

    i aim recently applying for a crew ship i got same story as from the above given… i don’t drink.. ahm yes i do but i stop a;ready from quite sometimes….. i have so worried about my lungs coz of my heavy cough, as result comes after manydays coz i am scared to know or to inform me i am sick i am not capable of entering the ship but…. everything is going fine after a called them everythign is clear iq, psycho test, ECG,x-ray,optomolo, cardio etc but….. i failed to get perfect score due to SGPT oh my…. i got 112 reading…

    honestly guys i am on obis after my late accident late 2008 near to death, but before my accident i am an athlete so speaking of sport i jog early morning around 10km and after it bike from my place to the hills but after my accident i loose my confidence to my self a very very bad injury i got.. now i am dispointed to my self now i got FAT to much… now i am turning back to athletic again but problem is i cant still play real sport okay now

    i nearly pass everythng from that psychical exam… and i got ithcy parts of my body, but i didnt tell it to the doctor really i was thinking it was not connected at all…

    i got 112 SGPT faild score i was given HEPAVIT SILYMARIN so is there any good medication can tell me… or suggest to me thanks very much sirs

    God Speed

    lets be a liver lover…. sirs

    ahmmm.. doctor advice no junkfood, no fried, no cupnoodles oh my…
    no exercise stickily walking only.. anyway i walk for 2:39mins tom im goin to the lab for sgpt test…

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    • September 10, 2011 at 2:28 am

      anyway to add somethng when i got a high SGPT i got rushes so when i stared taking SILYMARIN i have no rushes nw but still im going to take exam later at the lab

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      • 42 nelson RN
        September 10, 2011 at 10:03 am

        Hi CROSS, Yup a high sgpt level is usually a ground for people not to hire somebody, but most agencies know that certain level like yours can be reduced to a normal level, once started on treatment. Your current medication is good, but make sure you watch out your diet – that’s the most important. Eliminate fatty and oily foods for the meantime. Better to avoid meats. Have some form of exercise better than walking (eg stationary running) to shed off some fatty deposits in your liver.

        Good luck!

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  26. 43 Jay
    September 12, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Hi Nelson, its me again. I went to clinic this morning to check my SGPT once again. Here’s the score. After doing the same routine i posted before. Here’s the history.

    July 22 ( 115 SGPT )
    Aug 19 ( 149 SGPT )
    Aug 29 ( 103 SGPT)
    Sept 12 (75.1 SGPT)

    I am very happy with the results. I can make it normal in just ten days. I will keep everyone posted after another ten days.

    Guys just follow strictly the diet (no meat/no protein), exercise and liver supplement.

    Author, pwede ba mag post ng number dito para sa mga taong gusto masundan yung journal ko? Thanks!!! More blessing Nelson. God bless.

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    • 44 nelson RN
      September 13, 2011 at 3:45 am

      Hi JAY! Thanks for sharing your story. I am sure many here are learning a lot.

      Do you mean posting your phone number? I would rather suggest you post your email add instead of a number. Thanks for having the thought of helping other people with similar problems. God bless you too!

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  27. 45 société
    November 3, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    This really answered my problem, thank you!

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  28. November 15, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    pleasant day everyone. my story is a bit mad or its me who is just mad. ill try to keep it short. about a month ago, i felt pressure in my lower abdomen which i could feel around my lower back and both my legs. i was in a seminar at the time. i felt really fatigued and feverish that day. when i went went home, fever hit me so i panicked. could not sleep. the following day, i went to see a doctor at our lady of lourdes hospital. had blood tested and and abdominal ultrasound. blood test resulted SGPT @ 80, ultrasound resulted everything else ultrasonically normal except for a fatty liver. i had fever for i think 3 – 4 days and i couldnt sleep well – for more than a month now. anyway, currently, it seems that i have never recovered from the weakness, dizziness ans sleeplesness. i was given essentiale forte p and when i had another blood test (2nd time about less than 2 weeks after the first test), my SGPT was 45.7. however, chloride in my blood chem is 111.3 which is slightly elevated. according to doc…. no cause for alarm. my uric acid is 7.5 which is slightly elevated… no cause for alarm, although i was given allopurinol. but during my second week, i felt dizzy and weak and all. head ache, pulsating temples etc. so i went to see an eye doctor…. adviced me to see an EENT. i was told i have Positional pachuchu (i forgot) vertigo. so i was given betahistine. then i still had that dizziness, weakness and foggy vison. i went to see the eye doctor again, she gave me correctional glasses. its been 32 days now and i still feel dizzy and still having sleeping problems. by the way, my BP is either 110 over 80 or 110 over 70. oh oh, i also went to see another doctor (ER) and i was told that the weakness I was feeling had nothing to do with the test results i showed him (blood chem, cardio (normal limits). i was only given B12! this was about two weekas ago. Now im having moments…. dizzy,weak, nakaka depress…. i want my life back. anyway, im going to our province to have my self checked again…. this time a general check up thingy…. oh oh…. i was also told that i might also be suffering from anxiety! i dont think so as I FEEL DIZZY!!!!!!!! i even had my ears checked at Manila Hearing Aid as recommended by EENT – findings – bilateral mild sensory neural hearing loss which according to the EENT is normal for may age (38) and previous lifestyle (used to sing in a band)….. your thoughts please? thank you.

    btw, how do i get back to this page? please email me. thank you. im not a techy guy.

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    • 47 nelson RN
      November 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm

      There could be many other factors that’s causing your weakness, fatigue and dizziness. But your fatty liver shouldn’t be causing this, especially with an SGPT of 45.7. Essentiale has actually helped reducing it down. Are you getting enough exercise? How’s your diet? Vitamins? It’s a good idea to have that complete check up to find out what’s wrong to get you to the bottom of this. There could be an underlying cause and only diagnostics tests can help you know that.

      U can get back to this page by clicking bookmak in you computer so that u have the sie’s address all the time. Good luck!

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  29. 48 akongpoh
    January 12, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    hi sir nelson,

    ask ko lng po if i can normal my SGPT in one week?? by taking HEPAVIT silymarin and cut off those
    meats and oily foods in my diet,giving myself 30 to 45 mins of jogging every morning? I’m applying for abroad ksi and the doctors finding bout my test is i have a high sgpt…they advice me to come back after a week…

    kaya po mapababa ung sgpt ko by one week?tnx po

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    • 49 nelson RN
      January 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

      Hi AKONGPOH, you did not mention what level you have at this time, but given the things that you are doing to reduce your sgpt level, it is possible to reduce it to the normal limits. Good luck to your job application!

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  30. 50 marianne
    July 30, 2012 at 10:08 am

    hi Nelson RN,
    My recent sgpt result is 134 , sobrang worry ko ,my last ultrasoun abdomen six months ago, result is mild fatty liver not enlarged .,.now is there a big possibility for me of having a Hepatitis??? my gosh ..i’m so worried…commonly hepa carrier range sgpt from what.?? please reply i relly appreciate ur answer..thank you GODBLess .,

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    • August 5, 2012 at 12:15 am

      Hi Marianne. A high sgpt level does not always mean hepatitis. If it’s a mild fatty liver, it is reversible with liver supplements and diet. If you are worried about hepatitis, get yourself screened. It’s only a blood test. Good luck🙂

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  31. 52 Mohammed Qudus
    August 10, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    Hi Nelson,
    Recently i had mild fatty liver and my doctor asked me to take liver supplements “Livolin” precisely but i stopped along the line because i don’t if it will make any difference.

    thanks.

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  32. 53 Mohammed Qudus
    August 10, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    sorry i don’t know if it will make any difference.

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    • August 16, 2012 at 1:42 pm

      A mild fatty liver is a reversible condition which can be treated by liver supplements, a healthy diet and some exercise. You may not be experiencing any symtoms at this time, but if you don’t treat it as early as now, you liver will be damaged very badly before you know it. So better start taking your supplements now and consider avoiding oily foods. Good luck.

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  33. 58 lanie
    December 29, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Sir. Good day ask ko lng po sana if pwede po bang taasan yung dosage ng pg intake ng essentiale forte? 30y/o po ako. Normal intake ko po kc is 2capsule tid. Thanks po

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  34. 61 lanie
    January 5, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    Sir. Ano po ba mas effective.para mg baba ang sgpt. Milk thisle o essentiale forte?

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  35. 64 alex
    February 17, 2013 at 11:14 am

    Hi Sir Nelson,

    Good day,

    I would like to ask what’s the meaning of diffuse liver parenchymal disease with fatty infiltrative changes as result from ultrasound examination. Hoping to have at least basic knowledge regarding Implications, condition and medication as well.

    I do really appreciate reading this blog site of yours and it is very helpful.

    Thanks and God Bless.

    Alex

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    • March 7, 2013 at 6:15 pm

      Hi Alex. Basically, you have a fatty liver which can be due to your intake of fatty foods life fast foods and meat. Consider avoiding these kind of foods, as well as alcoholic beverages. Ask your doctor about starting on liver supplements such as essentiale, liveraide. Depending on the sgpt level, this is usually reversible.

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      • 66 alex
        March 12, 2013 at 7:31 pm

        Hi Sir Nelson,

        Thank you very much for your response. Sir, I haven’t yet seen my doctor but I’m currently taking essentiale forte 2x a day. Is it also ok if I would be taking supplements or vitamins b1,b6,b12 (revitaplex). By the way sir my sgpt level is 110. any further suggestions or medical advice besides avoiding fatty foods and alcoholic beverages for fast rebuild or reverse. Actually, i’m not a drinker though before I think I got this with my eating habits before.

        Thanks and God Bless.

        Alex

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  36. 68 john ceasar gawaran
    February 24, 2013 at 10:34 am

    if i take essenciale how long it take?

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  37. 70 eden divinagracia
    October 17, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    sir gud pm poh..iM eden poh taga taguig, nagpactscan poh kaz ang pinzan ko..anG impRession poh sa kanyanG findingz is meron poh syang Diffuse liver parenchymal disease, ascites at illeus. Ask kO lang ko is it too dangerous poh ba sa kanya? merOn poh bang medical treatment para dito??..i mean medication poh…pls reply me poh asap..i nid lang poh talaga ng help nio..

    Ty poh…

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  38. May 31, 2015 at 2:08 am

    You seem to be very willing to share information and I applaud you for that. I am new to your site, but wondered if you did posts like this about all the body parts. What a great way to approach the subject of what each part does and how to protect it. Thanks!

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