Gallbladder stones refer to the presence of stones in the gall bladder. The gall bladder stones are of two types namely cholesterol stones and pigment stones.
Cholesterol stones are the most commonly occurring gall bladder stones affecting more women than men. They can be small in size or as large as golf balls. The gall bladder contains salts, bile and cholesterol, which is absorbed from the food. In the presence of excess cholesterol, bilirubin and salts, stones develop.
These stones develop due toobesity and consumption of an unhealthy diet, which is full of rich and fatty foods. The normal symptoms of gall bladder stones are diarrhea and yellowing of eyes. Here are some simple remedies to get rid of gall bladder stones.
Symptoms Of Gall Bladder Stones
- Nausea/Frequent vomiting
- Yellowing of skin and eyes( Jaundice)
- Pain in between the shoulder blades
- Pain that occurs for short or long term
- Upper abdominal pain for short or long time
- Indigestion on a regular basis
- Sever back pain
Gallbladder Stones Treatment
Consume at least 8-10 glasses of water on a daily basis. This will help to flush out excessive salts from the body and prevent the accumulation of bile and cholesterol in the gall bladder.
It has been studied and seen that consuming 1-2 cups of coffee per day is an effective remedy for gall bladder stones.
Fruits are excellent for preventing gall bladder stones. Have a diet, which is particularly rich in apples. Apples are not only nutritious but are also high on pectin, which prevent stones from forming in the gall bladder.
Foods To Avoid
If you are suffering from gall bladder stones or have suffered in the past, it is better to avoid all carbohydrate rich foods like potatoes and rice and lower the consumption of nuts, fried foods and sweets all of which are high on cholesterol.
Use turmeric liberally in the diet as this prevents the gallstones from forming and also cleanses the stomach. Take a glass of milk in which turmeric has been added and have this at night.
Consume lots of fresh apple juice and to it, add someapple cider vinegar. The potency of apple cider vinegar helps to reduce the incidence of gall bladder stones.
Make sure you indulge in your daily dose of exercise by walking or running for as long as you can. This will help you to get rid of body fat, stay fit, and prevent the formation of gall bladder stones.
Use a herb called as quedra pedra in your tea in order to get rid of gall bladder stones. This herbal medication however should only be taken after proper guidance.
Have a juice of cucumber, carrots and beet mixed together. Have this in quantities of 100 ml each. They will effectively help to eliminate all gall bladder stones and keep the gall bladder clean.
If the stones are big and the symptoms become severe, it is wise to consult a doctor who will probably recommend a surgery in order to remove the gall bladder stones. If the condition is very severe, the entire gall bladder may be removed. While surgery is an extreme step, it is better to take preventive measures and keep the gall bladder clean with the help of these simple home remedies.