Gallbladder

IBS Help From Peppermint Oil

…supply of peppermint tea around the house; however, it shouldn’t be used on a casual, regular basis. Use it only during periods of stomach, liver, gallbladder or pancreatic upset. Regular habitual use will lessen its effect. Most physicians and herbalists don’t realize that the active menthol ingredients…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…potent stimulator of the release of the hormone cholecystokinin (CCK), which has many functions. First, it stimulates both the pancreas and the gallbladder to improve digestion. Additionally, it regulates emptying of the stomach and movement of your bowels. However, the function of CCK that most research…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Turmeric

…know of that can singlehandedly address some of today's greatest health threats, including arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, gallbladder problems and lung cancer from smoking and other pollutants. I recommend about a heaping tablespoon of turmeric a day. Some people eat it straight…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…list of contributing problems. Examples could be the inability to process cholesterol correctly (which could range from genetic reasons to poor gallbladder function or some other digestive disease); a deficiency of vitamin E, folic acid, B12 or essential fatty acids like DHA or EPA; low dietary levels…

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Recovering From an Addiction to Alcohol: Part II - Digestion

…take a good digestive enzyme (one that contains bile salts) to aid in fat digestion. This is especially true if the individual no longer has their gallbladder. Concurrently, they should up their intake of beneficial fats and oils. Good sources include: * Olives * Flax * Fish * Nuts I also recommend adding…

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