Gall bladder disorders are
disorders which occur due to the malfunctioning of the gall
bladder. There are various disorders that affect the gall
bladder, and they usually involve gallstones, the impairment of
bile flow, infections, neoplasm's, or other diseases.
Gallstones are the most
common of all gallbladder problems. A gallstone is a solid
crystal deposit that is formed in the gallbladder, which is a
pear-shaped organ that stores bile salts until they are needed
to help digest fatty foods. Gallstones can migrate to other
parts of the digestive tract also and can cause there severe
pain which may lead to fatal results.
When stones are in the
gallbladder, the condition is called cholelithiasis; when
stones are in the bile ducts, the condition is called
choledocholithiasis. Cholecystitis is inflammation of the
Causes of Gall Bladder Disorder:
Gall bladder Disorders and
problems are fairly common and can affect both men and women
equally. Usually, the main cause of gall-bladder disorders is
eating a lot - which may include excessive intake of refined
carbohydrates, especially sugar. Over nutrition also leads to
increased cholesterol secretion.
Some other Causes of Gall Bladder
If the liver produces toxic biles,
then it may cause disorder in gall bladder.
Sluggish flow of bile.
Obesity is another main cause of gall
Excess amounts of cholesterol deposits
in the bile resulting in formation of gal bladder stones.
Infection of the gall bladder.
The hormonal changes at the time of
pregnancy may also cause gall bladder disorders.
Rapid Weight Loss.
The oral contraceptive pill and some
other types of hormone replacement therapy, may also lead to
some gall bladder disorders.
Some types of blood disorders may also
causes gall bladder disorders.
Heavy drinking or smoking.
Poor dietary choices or eating too
much with excess consumption of fatty foods, dairy products
and fried foods.
Symptoms of Gall Bladder
The symptoms can vary from
indigestion and nausea to vomiting and pain in the right upper
abdomen. This pain also radiates to the lower back, resulting in
gall bladder back pain.
Other Symptoms may
include: Excessively bad breath, Itchy Skin Rashes,
Diarrhea, A white-coated tongue, Fever due to inflammation in
the gall bladder, severe heartburn and gas, Anemia, Jaundice,
pain in the gall bladder, Chills and sweating, agonizing pain in
the upper right abdomen - especially after a heavy meal. The
pain can last from minutes to hours. Clay-colored bowel
movements as well as pain in the right upper abdomen, which
often radiates to the right shoulder and back, are the symptoms
of gall bladder disorder.
Some of the Common
Herbal Remedies for the Gall Bladder Disorders:
Tips 1: Beet, Carrot and Cucumber: Fresh juices of beets, the
juices of carrot and cucumber in quantities of 100 ml each, are
one of the finest cleansers of the gall-bladder.
Tips 2: Anise seeds
act to remove the stones from the gall bladder.
Tips 3: Pear is
another excellent remedy for the treatment of gall-bladder
disorders. The fruit or its juice should he taken by the
patient. It exercises a special healing effect on all
gall-bladder disorders, including gallstones.
Tips 4 Alfalfa is a
well-known herb for the treatment of diseases of gall bladder.
It is high in nutrients.
Tips 5: The flowers,
seeds, and roots of chicory (or the endive plant) is very useful
in gall-bladder disorders. It is very good for both liver and
Tips 6: A warm-water
enema at body temperature will help eliminate
faecal accumulations if the patient is constipated.
Physical exercise is also essential.
Tips 7: Barberry
helps remove toxins from the gall bladder.