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Posted by: Simone | 2007/03/16

Liver Gamma GT Reading

I am a 34 year old female and I have done blood tests twice in the last year and my Gamma GT reading came up as 66 the normal is supposed to be 50 .
Is there anything I can take to reduce this level.

I do not drink

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Hallo Simone
Greater-than-normal levels may indicate:
congestive heart failure
cholestasis (congestion of the bile ducts)
cirrhosis
hepatic (liver) ischemia (blood deficiency)
hepatic (liver) necrosis (tissue death)
hepatic tumor
hepatitis
hepatotoxic drugs

I think the most probable cause of a slight increase like yours would be something you take in the line of a medication or supplement?

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