Supplements for liver health?

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  1. DTR rex

    DTR rex New Member

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    I know that for PCT stuff people take things to help with the health of their liver and such so I was hoping to get some ideas on stuff my dad could use.

    His back is messed up bad and he's waiting to get surgery on it, but they have to run all these heart tests to first to make sure his heart is stable enough to actually go under for the surgery.
    The back has been a problem for years now, and before that it was his shoulder (surgery) and before that it was his knee (2 surgeries). Essentially, he has been badly injured in one way or another for 10 years now and he takes pain meds constantly. He more-or-less lives on Darvocet and other stuff to keep the back pain manageable until he finds out about surgery.

    I am worried about the health of his liver with all this pain medication he has been on for years and years. Fortunately, he almost never drinks alcohol so that helps, but I was hoping I could get some ideas on what to use for liver health.

    For the record, any suggestions made WILL be cleared with both a doctor and pharmacist to make sure there are no drug interactions since between his pain meds, heart meds, and blood pressure meds he takes like 15 pills a day.

    Thanks.
     
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    I think CoQ10 is good for liver health.
     
  3. xSteveO

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    more beneficial for cardiovascular health

    Milk Thistle is your best bet
     
  4. MaineSucks

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    Milk Thistle and Glucorell



    Tylers Liver Detox is expensive but well worth it.
     
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    whiskey
     
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    Milk Thistle
    Schisandra

    Caffeine
    and also NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine)
    Glutathione
     
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    Hepatitis C, of course.
     
  8. quickone

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    wow....pretty much identical situation that my dad is in.
     
  9. DTR rex

    DTR rex New Member

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    Wow, pretty nuts.

    What's he doing for it?
     
  10. evolude

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    Been supplementing milk thistle ever since I added whey to my diet.
     
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    For his liver health? Nothing at all that's what worries me...he doesn't seem to care anymore.
     
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    you guys should seriously look into Schisandra
     
  13. ulter

    ulter AFBoard owner

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    Tyler Liver Detox. You can only buy it from a doctor usually but we have it at the AF Store. We have a doc buy it and ship it to us.
    And Glucorell, one of the best liver protection products you can use.
     
  14. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    I was about to mention Tyler Liver Detox based on reading AFboard but you beat me to it!
     
  15. ulter

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    You just did. :)
     
  16. Mass

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    gluthione isnt bad either
     
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    NAC is probably the best considering most of his liver damage is coming from acetaminophen
     
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