Episode 52: Fatty liver, sleep apnea and high blood pressure, MCAS
Monday, January 31, 2022 at 9:00 p.m. until
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 at 12:45 a.m. until
Wednesday February 02, 2022 at 06:35 AM until
This time the nutrition papers support a woman with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and a man with sleep apnea and high blood pressure. And they treat mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS).
Oatmeal days and “flexitarian diets” improve fatty liver disease
Maike V., 50, suffers from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, like almost one in three adults in Germany. The liver tingles and presses every day, and nausea and headaches are also symptoms. His fatty liver index is 92, which is well above the 60 limit. liver can develop,” warns internist Silja Schäfer. There is an urgent need to act on the illness of the gardener from Sülfeld in Schleswig-Holstein. Instead of lots of carbs and fructose, she should rely on a so-called flexitarian diet to relieve the liver and give the organ a chance to regenerate. Concretely, this means that vegetarian and protein-rich foods are on the menu. Maike V. is very motivated, but the challenge is great. Will she conquer her inner bastard?
How losing weight helps with high blood pressure and snoring
Mike B.’s wife battles sleepless nights and has even moved into the guest bedroom. The reason: your husband snores! It sounds harmless, but it’s not. The 47-year-old man from Helse near Dithmarschen suffers from sleep apnea, is overweight and suffers from high blood pressure. His wife is very worried and pushes for action: “I don’t want to wake up in the morning and there is someone next to me who is not breathing.” The concerns are justified, the sleep measurement revealed 28 complete breathing pauses per night. Nutrition doc Matthias Riedl explains to the usher that in these phases of sleep apnea, blood pressure rises particularly sharply, despite medication. The nutrition diary shows what applies to Mike B.: The key is to eat fast! That’s where Matthias Riedl comes in: no more fat-dripping burger patties, but oatmeal meatballs. Instead of fries from the deep fryer, pumpkin fries from the oven. Healthy and tasty, but still filling. This should help Mike B. lose weight and sustainably improve the quality of his sleep. Will he heal like this? And does his wife go back to the shared room?
Nutrition Tips for Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)
Stefanie W. has had to deal with a whole host of symptoms since she was a child. Sudden diarrhea, numerous allergies and intolerances, exhaustion, the list can go on and on. She suffers from Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, MCAS for short. The defense cells of the 52-year-old man from Rastede go astray and go haywire. Vacations are out of the question and she struggles to do her job as a dog trainer. Nutrition doctor Jörn Klasen knows the insidious syndrome only too well: “A patient once told me: For me, every day is like playing the lottery with symptoms. Stefanie W. follows a very one-sided diet for fear of the onset of symptoms. She eats gluten-free bread with chicken sausage every day and drinks ginger tea almost exclusively. This is where Jörn Klasen wants to attack: diversity instead of one-sidedness. He recommends a varied diet of fresh, anti-inflammatory foods such as good oils, fruits and vegetables, and fresh freshwater fish so as not to overwhelm immune cells. Additionally, Lower Saxony Avoid histamine releasers. How will your body react to the diet change?