Discover the factors that contribute to gallstone formation
Inspections at autopsy have shown that as many as 20 percent of women over age 40 have gallstones, and 8 percent of men. And increasing age continues to up your risk of developing gallstones. Other relatively well-known risk factors for gallstones include:
- A diet high in fat and/or low in fiber
- Use of birth control medications
More Dr. Williams Advice on Gallstones
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