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What could cause my episodic elevation in AST/ALT?

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  • Posted By: EMJ229
  • December 20, 2010
  • 10:37 AM

Hi All

I have been suffering with fatigue for ten years now following gastroenteritis. If I push things too hard physically I have these 'exhaustion attacks' where I basically 'hit the wall' and collapse with my heart going like crazy. Things are pretty intense for a few hours then I feel messed up for a few days to a week with autonomic symptoms like poor circulation, irritable bowel and a rapid pulse. Tests have revealed raised AST/ALT and low blood sugar (~2) when I am at my worst.

During the last episode ALT rose to over 700 with associated immune activity (elevated ESR, C-reactive protein and metamyelocytes). The immune activity resolved in a few weeks whereas the liver results decayed exponentially back to normal over a few months.

I have seen many specialists and been tested for the viral hepatitis', liver disorders like copper and iron storage and various autoimmune disorders. I have also had normal abdominal ultrasounds.

During the ten years I have had periods of relative wellness with normal liver results and have lived the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome.

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks so much!
Emma Hi All

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  • I had high liver enzymes and "other symptoms" from years of chemical exposures at work, combined with drinking beer in the evening while these chemicals were still in my body. I tried everything under the sun and nothing seemed to work until I tried PPC (polyenylphosphatidylcholine) Brand names: PhosChol and HepatoPro in the US, and Essentiale Forte in Europe. This stuff fixed me up in a few months time. PPC is quite safe... Been used for over 50 years in Europe, and has been tested in pregnant women for various complications of pregnancy. Side effects are next to nothing unless you take mega-doses. I took 3 per day for a month or so, then only 2. Had great results. Liver enzymes are low normal, and I still drink in moderation. Please look into this supplement and ask your doctor if it would be safe to try. He shouldn't have any problems with you trying it, though most doctors don't believe is supplemental therapy. Doctors in Europe have prescribed PPC for decades, and Many American doctors have been doing extensive research with PPC. It is listed in the American PDR (physicians desk reference of accepted and therapeutic drugs). I've been taking PPC for three years now, and still literally thank God for this wonderful supplement every day. Good Luck and GodSpeed
    synesthesia 87 Replies
    • December 21, 2010
    • 05:40 AM
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  • Thanks synesthesia I've never heard of PPC. I'll definitely look into it...
    EMJ229 1 Replies
    • December 21, 2010
    • 09:17 AM
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