Does anyone know of any effective ways of improving gall bladder health please and reducing the formation of stones. I mostly stick to a low fat diet, but eat oily fish and nuts.
Has anyone out there managed to improve the health of their gall bladder or no longer gets stones (or at least problem stones) without removing the gall bladder?
Posted by Tatiana at 11/18/08 12:58:54There are a few lifestyle and diet things that may be of interest to you. First for lifestyle, maintain a healthy weight and exercise regularly. Also, don't crash diet (super low calorie diets). Don't know if you're male or female, but pregnancy can create gall bladder contraction issues as well. Don't skip meals, you need to eat on a fairly regular schedule to help promote the gall bladder to empty regularly. For diet, gallstones can be made from cholesterol, and a lowfat, high fiber diet is recommended, so you may find a lot of benefit in a vegan diet (besides the millions of other reasons for going vegan!). Focus on fruits, veggies, and whole grains.
Hard to know exactly what's going on with you, hope your provider is helpful.
Hope this helps, just some general info ^_^
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