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Doctor insights on: Natural Gallbladder Cleanse

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


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Can I use lecithin to cleanse my gallbladder?

Can I use lecithin to cleanse my gallbladder?

Waste of time: Gallbladders empty whenever you eat, at least partially. Nothing will "cleanse" your gallbladder--stones mostly stay put and there are no toxins building up. ...Read more

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Can 1 large gallbladder stone be removed naturally?

Can 1 large gallbladder stone be removed naturally?

No: Studies have been done to try to 'dissolve'gallstones. Limited success seen can be seen with certain small stones while on the medication, but the stones recur off the medicine. No long term success naturally. ...Read more

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Do you think I should do a liver cleanse if my gallbladder has been removed?

Do you think I should do a liver cleanse if my gallbladder has been removed?

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

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What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

Not possible: Sorry, this is not possible, despite what you may have read on various websites or holistic manuals. If gallstones, which are quite common, are not symptomatic, nothing needs to be done. If they are symptomatic, a low fat diet can help reduce the symptoms, but, usually, surgery will be necessary. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Would not cleanse: Would not advise cleansing ad there's no scientific data that this works. The right lower quadrant discomfort could be from your large intestine. You need to discuss with your physician and rethink doing cleansing ...Read more

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Is diahrrea a natural thing after gallbladder removal?

Is diahrrea a natural thing after gallbladder removal?

Common: About 20% of people will have diarrhea (early on) especially after eating fatty food. The gallbladder's function is to store bile and deliver it to the intestine to absorb fats. Most people w/stones have lost this storage function prior to its removal and don't miss this function. For those that do develop diarrhea, many eventually adjust or they may take bile salts by mouth to compensate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gallbladder problem and what are natural remedies to help?

What are the symptoms of gallbladder problem and what are natural remedies to help?

Pain, gas, bloating: Unhappy gallbladders can cause digestive upsets, pain in the right upper abdomen that goes through to the back, gas, bloating. You can get very sick sometimes. No "natural" products have been shown to help sick gallbladders. Save your money. ...Read more

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Are there foods that naturally concentrate the bile produced by the liver in the absence of gallbladder?

Are there foods that naturally concentrate the bile produced by the liver in the absence of gallbladder?

Not needed: Concentrated bile is not important for digestion, from all secretions 7 liters of fluid goes through gut, even concentrated gb bile gets diluted, most of the entire fluid get absorbed when reaches end of small bowel. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to pass gallstones or is best recommended to have surgery? Do these gallbladder flushes really work?

Is there a natural way to pass gallstones or is best recommended to have surgery? Do these gallbladder flushes really work?

Gallstones: Once your biliary system makes gallstones it is ongoing. Passing the gallstones can be dangerous, if the stones get stuck in the duct system. I am not sure if "flushes" really work. However, avoiding fatty foods, increasing your hydration does help to control symptoms. Gallbladder removal with surgery is nearly always curative, as the stones originate in the gallbladder. Take friend to consult. ...Read more

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How to removed gallbladder stone by natural remedies. Age-45 yrs?

How to removed gallbladder stone by natural remedies. Age-45 yrs?

None: Surgery is the gold standard for symptomatic gallbladder disease-no natural remedieis. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for gallbladder issues, bile function?

Can you please describe the natural remedies for gallbladder issues, bile function?

Gallbladder disease: Before surgery to remove gallbladder, hydrate to keep the bile thin and flowing and go on low fat diet. Remember the gallbladder does have the blood supply or anatomy to support repair. It is a non-essential organ, best handled by removal when it becomes diseased. Prior to elective surgery (1940), death from gallbladder disease was common. ...Read more

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Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"

Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"

No scientific proof: Epsom salts are Magnesium Sulfate and has no salutary effect. The warm bath is as effective alone as on with epsom salts. This is as effective as COFFEE Enemas ...Read more

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My wife have a stone in gallbladder. Doctor says its not necessary to take it out. Its not so big. But is there any way to break or make it go naturally?

No...: The only effective treatment of gallstones is removal of the gallbladder, but this should only be considered if they are causing problems. The majority of gallstones are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have gallbladder stones can I still do the liver and gallstones cleanse?

Can you tell me if I have gallbladder stones can I still do the liver and gallstones cleanse?

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

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Is there a safe gallbladder cleanse I can do at home? The ultrasound shows clear but doctor said it could be sludge. Doing hida soon

GB flush: There is a home remedy called gallbladder flush best not to be used because it could turn elective condition to an emergency condition the only reason I am mentioned it to stay away from it wait until the HIDA scan is done and depend on the result you can get more advises ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more