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Gallbladder stones

Gallbladder stones

What is Gallbladder Stones?


Gallbladderstones refers to clumps of crystallized cholesterol or some pigments present in the gallbladder. This condition is common affecting 11% of the general population women are twice as likely as men to develop gallstones.

The gallbladder is a small sac located just under the liver and it produces bile juice that is essential for the proper fats digestion. The bile juice contains cholesterol, water, bile salts, and a pigment known as Bilirubin. When the proportion of these contents is altered in the bile juice, gallstones begins forming.

What are Causative Factors for Gallbladder Stones?

·         Obesity

·         It’s commonly occur in females as compared to males

·         People over 60 years of age are at more risk

·         Fasting, diabetes, rapid weight loss can also lead to the formation of gallstones in some individual cases.

·         Many people having gallstones may not have any complaints. However, some have pain in the upper abdomen radiating to the back and pain may last up to 2-6 hours.

How do homeopathy medicines work for Gallbladder Stones?

When the stones are of a smaller size, homeopathic medicines will help in possibly decreasing the size of the stones.

Homeopathy medicines are effective in alleviating pain as well as chronic inflammation of the gallbladder combined with the condition.

Homeopathy also helps to control further production of stone. If the stones are bigger, multiple and impacted, it may require surgical process.

There are few Homeopathic medicines for gallbladder stones include Calcareacarbonica, Chelidonium, Phosphorus, Lycopodium clavatum, Nux vomica, China sulphuricum, Berberis vulgaris, and Thuja occidentalis.