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Gallbladder Cleanse Hoax
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
I know of no: Medical evidence to show that liver cleanse is beneficial for those with or without gallbladder. But i suppose it would depend on whom you ask. ...Read more
Is there any cleanse or natural herb to make my gallbladder only functioning at 15% work better? Or is surgery the only option?
Are there complications with a liver/gallbladder cleanse if I have experienced light pain in the LRQ in the past and now on my cleanse?
No such thing: Don't believe everything you read, and don't take any supplements, herbs, otc products, or vitamins without a specific recommendation by your doctor. You often hear also about colon flush or bowel cleansing - i had a patient almost die from this. The body mostly takes care of itself, and interfering with that process is dangerous unless under a doctor's management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Caution advised: I would advise caution with "cleanses". Your liver is not "dirty" and does not need cleaning. Gallstones can cause problems if they either block the opening of the gallbladder, or block the passage of bile into the small intestine. I would show your doctor your specific cleanse product, and get their opinion. There are a variety of these cleanses, with widely differing ingredients. ...Read more
Myths: It would not effect the liver.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do any of you have opinions re holistic gallbladder "cleanses" using epsom salts, olive oil and lemon juice. What is left after all the tests ?
Don't "cleanse"!: The ingredients you mentioned have no bearing on "cleansing" your gallbladder. In fact, epsom salts may harm your kidney. The gallbladder contains concentrated bile produced in the liver, & it empties in response to dietary fats. There is no physiologic way to wash out your gallbladder, so please don't waste your time and risk your health! ...Read more
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