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Gallbladder DietAlthough diet doesn't directly cause gallbladder problems -- and it won't cure them -- watching what you eat and keeping a healthy weight might help you prevent gallstones from forming and avoid some discomfort if you do develop gallstones.
Gallbladder PainGallbladder (gall bladder) pain can be caused by gallbladder disease such as gallstones or cholecystitis. Causes of gallbladder pain can be caused from biliary colic. Biliary colic is pain caused by gallstones trapped in the bile ducts. Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder. Symptoms of gallbladder disease include nausea, vomiting, abdominal bloating, belching, sweating, and shortness of breath. Treatment of gallbladder pain depends on the cause.
GallstonesGallstones are solid particles that form from bile in the gallbladder. There are two types of gallstones, cholesterol and pigment. Causes of gallstones vary, and risk factors include female gender, obesity, crash dieting, and some medications. There are a variety of treatments for gallstones depending on the severity of the condition.
Symptoms and Signs Gallbladder AttackThe gallbladder is below the liver to store bile secreted by the liver. The pain of gallbladder disease almost always has one of two causes - gallstones or cholecystitis. Gallstones are stones that form in the gallbladder from cholesterol and bile pigments. Cholecystitis means inflammation of the gallbladder.
Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
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