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Natural Gallbladder Cleanse
Is there any cleanse or natural herb to make my gallbladder only functioning at 15% work better? Or is surgery the only option?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Myths: It would not effect the liver.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are there foods that naturally concentrate the bile produced by the liver in the absence of gallbladder?
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
My wife have stone in gallbladder. Doc said its fine & not necessary to take it out. Any natural way to break & make this stone go?
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
Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"
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?
Back in May I went to the ED for a gallbladder attack, naturally they did blood work. My Cr was. 82. BUN 14 and GFR 60. I am schedule to have a cholec?
Question cut off: Sorry, don't know what your actual question was. Please consider resubmitting. ...Read more
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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