Gallstones

How to Perform a Gallbladder Flush

…gallbladder flush. It's simple to perform, but if you have a history of gallstones or other gallbladder issues, I suggest you check with your doctor first to rule out the possibility that you have any large calcified gallstones that might not be able to pass through the bile duct during the flush. And…

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What Causes a Bad Gallbladder?

…the bile it releases to the gallbladder can become extremely concentrated. The gallbladder can then become clogged with the thickened bile or the gallstones that can form due to the extra thick bile. Once clogged, the gallbladder will likely begin to malfunction and you may experience extremely uncomfortable…

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Gallstones Symptoms Identified

Learn about gallstones symptoms and pain Many individuals who have gallstones have no symptoms at all. But when gallstones symptoms do appear, they're very noticeable: a sharp pain in the upper right abdomen, often accompanied by nausea and by pain that radiates to the area of the right shoulder and…

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What Causes Gallstones?

…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: * Obesity…

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The Conventional Treatment of Choice for Gallstones

Read about how most doctors treat gallstones Most conventional medical doctors believe that people can easily live without a gallbladder. So when patients come to them seeking treatment for gallstones, all too often their recommendation is surgical removal of the gallbladder. As a result, over half…

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What Are Gallstones?

Learn about gallstones and how to prevent and treat them Your gallbladder's primary function is to receive bile that's generated by the liver, concentrate and mix it with mineral salts and enzymes, and then release the bile into the small intestine. For most people diagnosed with a "bad gallbladder…

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How to Achieve Healthy Weight Loss That Lasts

…be much of an issue. But, unfortunately, even a few excess pounds can increase your risk of many diseases, including: * Arthritis * Diabetes * Gallstones * Sleep difficulties * Stroke * Heart disease (particularly high blood pressure) * Cancer Why Diet Plans Fail While losing weight is of paramount…

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