I thought I was doing well on the new medication. Perhaps I wasn’t though.
My blood work tests reveal that my ALT (alanine transaminase) and AST (aspartate transaminase) levels are rather high. Almost four times the high end of normal for ALT. What does this mean? According to the Paul T. Giboney, M.D. in his article titled Mildly Elevated Liver Transaminase Levels in the Asymptomatic Patient this means:
Markers of Hepatic Injury and Necrosis
So, with my glass of water in hand, I’m going to do some more research on how to flush toxins from my liver and get the healing started.
I didn’t take Monday’s dose of Rebif and thought I’d be starting to feel better by today, day 5 med-free. But in general I steel feel crummy. My lower back is hurting a lot and I don’t think the whites of my eyes are as clear as they should be. To top it all off I can’t seem to warm up, my hands and feet constantly feel absolutely frozen. For the next little while I’ll be avoiding any alcohol, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, carbohydrates, and consuming larger quantities than usual of water. Good ol’ water…
Gotta go – nature calls.