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Hi friends,

I missed coffee so much when my stomach just said no , but I'm ok now with my carob powder and almond milk in hot water I'm thankful for the stuff I do tolerate  

But! My fibrosis score finally went down a little on my last test without the coffee; I'll get it checked again next spring to see if it's a new trend.

Hubs fibrosis score went down then back up a bit but still in f2 rather than almost f4. I am beginning to think that is a score that might fluctuate, but he has been on regular blood pressure meds most of this year since he had some stroke ranges in his bp . He was drinking a lot of strong coffee this whole time but is now in the process of cutting back since the bp meds don't like coffee I guess  cry

I still haven't seen any HEpC meds advertised on tv since this whole rona thing started.

Oh, the PAC I see for liver wellness says that maybe fibrosis may be affected by cholesterol. 

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That’s how I interpreted the article, too. There’s no reason to include an active Hep patient, because their fibrosis stage would typically be increasing. Either way, I have read other studies that support it, and do my best to support the coffee growers!

I figured out that my emoji problem seems to be browser based. I think this old iPad is outdated. Still, other browsers work, why doesn’t Firefox? 🤨 

I hope all is going the best for you, Obs! I bet the fall color is really busting out. I miss that part of the year. Enjoy it!



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thanks Tig. Ive had to give up sooooo many things, Im grateful I dont have to give up coffee

(although I have found that non-organic coffee affects my nervous system). 

No hepatitis patients were in the test, but some subjects have liver diseaseI wonder if any of those were cured hepatitis patients. I can see not wanting to have their study compete with ongoing viral replication in their subjects but i do wonder. I mean.. You and I dont have hepatitis anymore so if we were in that study i guess they would say no hepatitis patients participated 

 



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I found an interesting article on the benefits of coffee in fibrosis reduction. Drink up!

A Cup of Joe



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