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Standard Definition

Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder, primarily of cholesterol. They are commonly associated with bile that contains excessive cholesterol, a deficiency of other substances in bile (bile acids and lecithin), or a combination of these factors. The attacks frequently occur when gallstones block the bile duct.

Underlying Disruption in Function

Studies have found that gallstones are significantly associated with dietary factors. For example, vegetarian diets are associated with a low risk of gallstones, whereas diets high in animal fats increase risk. Constipation has also been linked to the risk of forming gallstones, indicating that proper flow of bile, and elimination of bile products out through the bowel, is essential for prevention.

Possible Causes, Triggers & Exacerbating Factors
  • Food allergies including eggs, pork and onions
  • Overweight
  • Diet high in cholesterol, animal fats and sugar, low in fibre and vegetables
  • Constipation
Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Often no symptoms unless the stones block the bile duct
  • Extreme pain in right upper abdomen, often moving to back shoulder-blade
  • Nausea and vomiting
Possible Additional Integrative Medicine Diagnostic Tests

This is additional information that does not replace nor negate conventional diagnosis. Other tests may be useful depending on the individual circumstance.

  • Allergy and food intolerance testing
  • Digestive function assessment
Links & Other Information

Contact YourHealth for referenced material regarding this condition, any of the diagnostic tests or therapies mentioned.


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