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What does a Gallbladder Do?

The gallbladder is a small organ situated near the mid-abdominal area of the body. What does a gallbladder do? Its primary function is to store the bile that comes from the liver. Bile is a substance that helps in the digestion of fat. Fat does not dissolve in water, so to emulsify fat something special […]

Gallbladder Symptoms And Gallstones

Symptoms Of Gallstones In Gallbladder:   Certain typical symptoms that could signal the presence of gallstones are, Food Indigestion: A person who has gallstones might experience indigestion problems such as nausea, abdominal pain, excessive gas, tight feeling in the abdomen due to bloating and abdominal discomfort. Although these symptoms might indicate the presence of gallstones […]

Gallstones – Risk Factors

People At Risk:   Some of the reasons that may put people at a risk of developing gallstones are   Gender: Women in general are at a higher risk of developing gallstones than men due to their hormone levels. The female hormone estrogen significantly increases the discharge of of cholesterol into the bile. Pregnant women […]