When to Get Your Gallbladder Removed (& How to Stay Optimal Post-Surgery)

As discussed in my last post, there are several non-surgical treatments available to treat and prevent gallstone formation. In some instances, however, removal is medically necessary. A few of these may include: Gangrene gallbladder Perforated gallbladder Unremitting pain, despite treatments Acute pancreatitis It is important to note that there is a big, gray area when [...]

By |2014-09-15T02:58:16+00:00June 5th, 2013|General, Liver/Gallbladder, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on When to Get Your Gallbladder Removed (& How to Stay Optimal Post-Surgery)

Non-surgical Treatments for Gallstones

Often people don’t realize that they have gallstones until they have an acute attack with unremitting pain and find themselves in the emergency room. Once diagnosed, many doctors will acknowledge that dietary issues are at play, but they still tend to recommend removal of the gallbladder. The problem with this approach is there are no [...]

By |2014-09-15T02:58:16+00:00June 4th, 2013|Liver/Gallbladder, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutritional Supplementation|Comments Off on Non-surgical Treatments for Gallstones

Gallstones: Signs, Symptoms and Causes

Have you ever experienced a gallbladder attack? It’s certainly not among the most pleasant of life’s experiences. Both men and women are at risk for developing gallstones, although women are more susceptible to gallstone formation than men. In fact, women are developing gallstones much earlier in their lives now, which can be tied to the [...]

By |2014-09-15T02:58:16+00:00June 3rd, 2013|General, Liver/Gallbladder, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Gallstones: Signs, Symptoms and Causes