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Dementia

Globally, dementia affects 36 million people and about 10% of people develop the disease at some point in their lives (Who International, 2012). What is dementia? Dementia is a brain disease associated with an ongoing, long-term decline of the brain and its abilities. Typical symptoms include: memory loss decline in thinking speed decline in mental […]

Diabetes

In recent years there has been an explosion in the number of people living with diabetes. Today, we are seeing children younger than ever, develop diabetes as a result of obesity and poor diet. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) In 2014, 1 in 10 people globally were suffering from diabetes; in the UK […]

Gallbladder Treament | Without Surgery, With Surgery, Apple Juice?

Gallstones usually don’t produce any symptoms and under such conditions treatment is usually not given. However if the gallstones do cause pain and other symptoms, surgery or various other non surgical procedures may be done. In some cases though doctors may even recommend surgery for gallstones that do nor produce any symptoms. However this is […]

Gallbladder Complications

Some of the complications that may result from gallstones are; Obstruction Of The Common Bile Duct: The duct that extends from the gallbladder to the small intestine is known as the common bile duct. When this duct is obstructed, it can eventually lead to jaundice and also cause abdominal pain and discomfort. Other complications such […]

Gallbladder Surgery

Surgery And Removal:   A diseased gallbladder or gallstones may be removed through a laparoscopic surgery. In this procedure air is first sent into the abdomen to expand it and then a laparoscope is inserted into the region near the navel. The laparascope has a small video camera attached to it which helps the surgeon […]

Gallstone Diagnosis | How are Gallstones Diagnosed

In the diagnosis of gallstones a doctor would usually perform a physical examination of the patient and check and see if there is a jaundice of the skin or the white portion of the eyes. If there is any indication of a possible occurence of gallstones, further tests such as blood tests are carried out […]

Gallbladder Removal Diet | Long Term

Maintaining a healthy gallbladder diet removal long term is the most important combatant that you can use.   In order to maintain a healthy gallbladder and prevent gallstone formation, it is recommended that one follows a diet plan that is low in fat and cholesterol and high in fiber. Taking plenty of fresh fruits and […]