Treatment of fatty liver hepatosis: diet, water regime, medication intake
Fatty hepatosis is a disease of the liver, inparticular of its tissues, manifested in the "fouling" of cells with fat. The reasons that contribute to the development of this disease are very diverse. But most often fatty hepatosis develops with excessive use of alcohol, heavy food (in particular, rich in animal fats), various disorders of metabolic processes, endocrine diseases, long-term use of medications, etc. Also, the development of fatty hepatosis can affect vitamin deficiency, intoxication with carbon and phosphorus compounds.
Signs of fatty liver hepatosis in somecases for a long time are hidden, the patient does not even suspect the presence of this disease. There are cases when fatty hepatosis is a consequence of a disease, for example, diabetes mellitus or thyrotoxicosis. As a result, all of its symptoms are hidden behind the symptoms of this disease, so no attempts are made to treat it. And yet, most often the clinical manifestations of fatty hepatosis make themselves felt. First of all, the patient has malfunctioning of the digestive system, he is tired faster, sluggishness and reluctance to perform any work are observed. At the same time, severe pain is felt in the right ribs. In some cases, there are signs of jaundice. On examination of ultrasound shows that the liver has slightly increased in size, but there are cases when it is possible to establish a complete picture of the disease with the help of such studies as computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging.
Treatment of fatty liver hepatosis begins withthe moment when the patient was diagnosed. The fact is, if you do not tackle the cause and restore the liver, then the disease itself can develop into a more serious one - cirrhosis of the liver. As you know, the liver has the function of rapid recovery, and if the treatment of fatty liver hepatosis is correctly selected, then recovery will occur in the near future. However, depending on the revealed cause and course of the disease, treatment can last for several months.
Diet for fatty liver hepatosis is an importantelement of treatment. It implies the restriction or total rejection of those products that contain animal fats, food additives, concentrates and chemical additives. Diet plays an important role in the case if the patient has excess weight. It with fatty hepatosis needs to be thrown off, but to do it gradually, without resorting to the help of diets, hunger strikes and weight-loss pills. It should be noted that eat 5 times a day in small portions. This will not only lose weight, but also reduce the load on the liver.
Treatment of fatty liver hepatosis precludes takingthose medicines that were not prescribed by the attending physician. Taking medications necessary for the treatment of another disease should also be coordinated with the doctor. Also, unauthorized prescribing of funds that supposedly can help to cure fatty hepatosis is prohibited.
To conduct proper treatment of fathepatosis of the liver, the doctor will be assigned special medicines. Some of them, most likely, will eliminate the cause of the disease, while others will direct their action on the restoration of liver tissue and its performance. The most commonly prescribed hepatoprotectors: Essentiale, Gelabene, Ursosan, as well as B vitamins.
Drug treatment can be combinedwith phytotherapy. In the pharmacy you can buy special herbal collections that provide hepatoprotective, antioxidant and immunomodulating effects. This is exactly what will speed up the recovery of the patient. In the future, the patient should be observed at the doctor for a year or more at intervals of about once every 3 months.