Besides alcohol what else can cause liver inflammation in a liver function blood test if its not alcohol?
- Diane ALv 72 months ago
Medications, viruses are two big ones. Some is "idiopathic" meaning who knows.
- Andy CLv 72 months ago
I'm very happy that you asked this specific question.
There are 4 substances that cause liver inflammation enough to cause liver dysfunction WHEN CONSUMED REGULARLY. They are listed from most toxic to less.
2 Fructose not 'mitigated by the fiber in whole foods AKA sugar, HFCS, honey, nectar, juice, syrups and white flour products.
3. Trans fats (margarine, Crisco, fake cheese, hydrogenated oil)
4. Branched chain amino acids (from corn-fed animal products)
NOW you understand why the US was 'hit so hard' by COVID-19.
P.S. This is also the cause of 85% of obesity, diabetes II, most heart disease and hypothyroidism, acne and IBS.
Quitting sugar is the cure for most obesity and prevention of diabetes II and most heart disease.Source(s): An actual source: "Fat Chance..." by Dr. Robert Lustig M.D.
- 2 months ago
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (an inherited condition that predisposes to liver and lung damage)
Decreased blood flow to the liver.
Drugs or toxins.
Hemochromatosis (disorder characterized by excess iron in the body)
- MatthewLv 62 months ago
Those over-the-counter 99 cent energy shots which contain yohimbe can cause kidney and liver failure! Just because it's cheap and over the counter does it mean that it's safe