Gall Stones

A gallstone is a stone formed within the gallbladder or its ducts.They occur when there is some kind of blockage of the bile ducts.Symptoms include crampy pain in the right upper part of the abdomen,fever, yellowish skin and vomiting.They lodge in a duct and cause a blockage.

Risk factors for gallstones include birth control pills, pregnancy,family history of gallstones, obesity, diabetes,low intake of nutrients,eating a high-fat,and low fluid consumption.

In those who are having gallbladder attacks, surgery to remove the gallbladder is typically recommended.When the stones are of a smaller size, Homeopathic medicines are effective in relieving pain,dissolving the size of the stones and helps to control further stone production thus improving overall health.Prevention is by maintaining a healthy weight and eating a diet high in fiber and low in carbohydrates.