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What to Do About Fatty Liver | CML 129

What to Do About Fatty Liver | CML 129

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Here’s what to do. Hi. I’m Dr. Chris Masterjohn of chrismasterjohnphd.com. And this is Chris Masterjohn Lite, where the name of the game is “Details? Shmeetials. Just tell me what works! And today we’re going to talk about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a topic that I’ve

LIVER CANCER GETS A GUT CHECK: Obesity promotes liver cancer development through the gut microbiome

LIVER CANCER GETS A GUT CHECK: Obesity promotes liver cancer development through the gut microbiome

Obesity has been a growing health concern across the world. Obesity can make one more susceptible to developing all kinds of diseases: heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, and also cancer: all kinds of cancers. But exactly HOW obesity increases your chances of getting cancer is not entirely clear.

What is Fatty Liver Disease and how is it treated?

What is Fatty Liver Disease and how is it treated?

Fatty liver disease is a very interesting and hot topic in the gastro and gastroenterology and hepatology, which is a condition that is very common in the United States because of the morbidities such as obesity and diabetes, metabolic disease. So it’s expected this disease is will keep rising and

NASH liver disease progression in 3D: from healthy liver to cirrhosis

NASH liver disease progression in 3D: from healthy liver to cirrhosis

The liver carries out many vital functions, including nutrient metabolism carried out by specialized cells called hepatocytes. For example, when excess glucose is present within the hepatocyte, it can be transformed in fatty acids: known as ‘de novo synthesis’. Hepatocytes are also key regulators of lipid metabolism; they take up

Diet & Nutrition : How to Treat Constipation

Diet & Nutrition : How to Treat Constipation

This is Rachel with Nutrolution in Miami Beach, Florida. In this clip we’re talking about how to treat constipation. Constipation is a very, very common condition and it occurs because of a lack of good bacteria typically. So the first thing that I always do when someone’s constipated is I

Constipation After Weight Loss Surgery / Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS

– Constipation is incredibly common after weight loss surgery. The decreased amount of food, sometimes decreased hydration, and hormonal changes around weight loss surgery lead to a slowing of the bowels. It’s completely safe to take common constipation medicines. When we’re asked about constipation, we recommend intermittent doses of milk