Liver Function That Should Be Checked


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Liver Function That Should Be Checked

Symptoms - General  

Constant fatigue

Symptoms - Skin - General  

Itchy skin

The reason why patients with liver disease itch is not known, although it is commonly believed that some substances accumulate in the blood as a result of a poorly functioning liver and thus cause itching. A simple blood test can exclude liver disease as a cause for the itching, as liver enzymes are often elevated with liver involvement.

Conditions that suggest Liver Function That Should Be Checked



Organ Health  

Risk factors for Liver Function That Should Be Checked

Lab Values - Chemistries  

Elevated liver enzymes

Counter Indicators
Lab Values - Chemistries  

Normal liver enzyme levels or history of elevated liver enzymes

Recommendations for Liver Function That Should Be Checked

Lab Tests/Rule-Outs  


Strong or generally accepted link
Proven definite or direct link
Very strongly or absolutely counter-indicative
Highly recommended



Specific protein catalysts produced by the cells that are crucial in chemical reactions and in building up or synthesizing most compounds in the body. Each enzyme performs a specific function without itself being consumed. For example, the digestive enzyme amylase acts on carbohydrates in foods to break them down.

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