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  gall bladder. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
When food containing fat reaches the small intestine, the hormone cholecystokinin is produced by cells in the intestinal wall and carried to the gall bladder via the bloodstream.
The hormone causes the gall bladder to contract, forcing bile into the common bile duct.
They can cause inflammation of the gall bladder, a disorder that produces symptoms similar to those of indigestion, especially after a fatty meal is consumed.
www.bartleby.com /65/ga/gallblad.html   (239 words)

 Gall Bladder Gallbladder Symptoms Surgery
Symptoms of gall stones or signs and symptoms of gall bladder attacks, are the result of a gall stone obstructing the cystic duct.
Gall bladder cancer is rare in the United States, affecting approximately only 1% of the population.
The gall bladder is a fairly simple organ (holding sack) which stores bile that trickles from your liver until it is needed for fat digestion.
www.newhopehealthclinic.com /gall_bladder_symptoms.htm   (1058 words)

  Gall bladder cancer : Cancerbackup
The gall bladder is connected to the small intestine and the liver by the bile ducts.
Gall bladder cancer is also slightly more common in people who are born with (congenital) abnormalities of the bile ducts, or people who have a condition called porcelain gall bladder, in which calcium forms in the wall of the gall bladder.
Surgery is the main treatment for gall bladder cancer and may be used to remove all the cancer if it has not spread beyond the area of the gall bladder.
www.cancerbackup.org.uk /Cancertype/Gallbladder/Gallbladdercancer   (2554 words)

 Gall Bladder Disease and Celiac Disease - By Ronald Hoggan
Gall Bladder Disease and Celiac Disease - By Ronald Hoggan
Gall bladder disease or malfunction is often associated with celiac disease.
Researchers repeatedly identified a connection between celiac disease and gall bladder malfunction with such comments as: Thus the already impaired fat absorption in celiac sprue is magnified by the lack of bile delivery.....; and We conclude that there is a reversible defect of gallbladder emptying and cholecystokinin release in celiac disease.
www.celiac.com /st_prod.html?p_prodid=121   (1095 words)

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Authors classified 161 cases of photon defects due to the gall bladder on hepatic parenchymal scintigraphy on Tc-99m-phytate and Tc-99m-DISIDA according to the position of the gall bladder, the pattern of photon defects and the hepatobiliary diseases.
The results were as follows; 1) Conocordance of Tc-99m-DISIDA and Tc-99m-phytate hepatic parenchymal images in photon defect due to the gall bladder was 94% of 32 cases.
3) The pattern of the photon defects due to the gall bladder was 47% of funnel shape in the intrahepatic gall bladder, 69% of semilunar shape in the gall bladder of the lower margin of the liver and 100% of semilunar shape in the extrahepatic gall bladder.
www.ksnm.or.kr /journal/view.php?number=167   (128 words)

 Gall Bladder Pain
The gall bladder is a small pear-shaped organ that acts as an assistant to the liver.
Gall bladder pain is the most intolerable symptom of a gall bladder disorder.
Though most gall bladder pain will be experienced in the middle of the upper abdomen, in some cases it may spread to the back or the right shoulder.
www.bladderdir.com /GallBladderPain   (539 words)

 Life after the gall bladder is removed
Gall bladders sometimes get swollen and inflamed even without stones and HIDA scans are good for confirming that the outlet of the gall bladder is blocked.
The gall bladder is a branch from this tube, and removing it does not stop the flow of bile - just like removing a parking area by the side of a road will not affect the flow of traffic on the road.
Gall bladder operations have been done and can be done in pregnancy - but the 2nd trimester is probably the optimum time to operate on a pregnant woman if such surgery is absolutely mandatory.
www.arachnis.com /drsastry/gallmail.htm   (2734 words)

 Gallbladder disease
The gall bladder is a small pear-shaped organ on the underside of the liver that is used to store bile.
This is a chronic inflammation of the gall bladder and causes:
Acute cholecystitis (acute inflammation or infection of the gall bladder)
www.netdoctor.co.uk /diseases/facts/gallbladderdisease.htm   (1577 words)

 Gall Bladder Cleanse Tea
Problems with the gall bladder and biliary system are very common and consist of inflammation of the gall bladder and bile ducts, muscular spasms and/or poor contraction of the gall bladder wall, stones forming in the gall bladder and/or bile ducts and obstruction to the free flow of bile.
Symptoms of gall bladder disease (attacks are indigestion and nausea after eating especially fatty foods), vomiting attacks and the most prominent being pain in the right upper abdomen, which often radiates to the right shoulder and back.
Generally speaking the gall bladder becomes diseased or dysfunctional because the liver is producing unhealthy bile.
www.localharvest.org /store/item.jsp?id=4497   (1264 words)

 Dr Sandra Cabot's Liver Doctor - Love your Liver and Live Longer
The gall bladder is a small pear-shaped organ situated directly under the liver in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen.
If however the gall stones or sludge are causing upper abdominal pain, nausea, bouts of vomiting, pain in the right shoulder, or if there is a chance of infection or cancer in the gall bladder, then you must be guided by your own surgeon.
Gall bladder disease is very common, with around one million new cases of gall stones occurring every year in the U.S.A. This equates to 1 in every 250 persons who develop gall bladder problems annually, and the incidence is only slightly less in Australia.
www.liverdoctor.com /Section4/gallbladder.asp   (4779 words)

 Gall bladder removal
The gall bladder is a small sac, attached to the undersurface of the liver, that holds bile.
The gall bladder is viewed on a TV monitor by the surgeon using a tiny TV camera attached to the laparoscope.
The gall bladder is a small sac that holds bile, a digestive juice produced by the liver, which is used to break down dietary fats.
www.disability.vic.gov.au /dsonline/dsarticles.nsf/pages/Gall_bladder_removal?OpenDocument   (936 words)

 Gall Bladder Symptom
The resentment bladder could be dyskinetic and the stasis of gall could be in the liver with the organization of sludges and calculi.
Gall bladder symptom may come any minute at dark or after a fat meal, attacks high for 1-2 minutes, may have sickness and regurgitation and hard pain in the side between the shoulders.
Biliary dyskinesia thinking a disease of the gall bladder without the front of gallstones, the gall bladder can’t white its full message, is an often disease in obese mass.
www.gall-bladder-symptom.info   (394 words)

 Gall Stone Cleanse
I did her gall bladder flush, and sure enough - next morning the toilet was filled with gall stones.
Gall stones can also cause symptoms which seem unrelated to gall stones, such as GAS on the stomach, intestinal gas or cramping in the stomach.
During the treatment, I got hundreds of stones from my gall bladder, 3 or 4 were the size of a large grape and the rest were about the size of a Tylenol.
www.relfe.com /gall_stone_cleanse.html   (5654 words)

 Gall bladder treatment, Gall Bladder Diet and gall bladder symptoms
The main problems which afflict the gall-bladder are an inflammatory condition known as cholecystitis and the presence of gallstones in the gall bladder.
Gall Stones is one of the main causes.
The gall bladder is a small, pear-shaped organ seen under the liver, storing the bile produced...
www.home-remedies-for-you.com /remedy/Gall-Bladder-Disorders.html   (1212 words)

 Gall Bladder Cancer: Symptoms & Treatment Information
Chronic inflammation of the gall bladder and the presence of gallstones.
In the early stages, gall bladder cancer does not often result in noticeable symptoms, and because the gall bladder is located deep inside the body, early tumors cannot be felt or seen during exams.
We integrate these gall bladder treatments with a variety of other conventional and alternative treatment options to create a treatment plan that is holistic and patient-centered.
www.cancercenter.com /gall_bladder_cancer.cfm   (717 words)

 Gall Bladder Guide - Home Page
Children and young adults are the ones which suffer the less form gall bladder related problems and if they do, this condition is a lot milder in their case.
The acute type of gall bladder disease generates a lot of symptoms, may of them very severe and most of the patients who suffer from this type of condition have to use surgery as means of treatment.
On the other hand, the chronic gall bladder condition generates less severe symptoms and surgery is not a must on most of the cases.
www.gall-bladder-guide.com   (403 words)

 Gall Bladder Symptoms
The gall bladder is an organ that holds bile in order to increase its concentration and delivers it when fat is consumed for easier digestion.
This means a malfunction in the liver or a blockage in the gall bladder.
Gall bladder attacks may happen at any time but they are more likely to occur after consuming fat rich foods.
www.bladderdir.com /GallBladderSymptoms   (466 words)

 Groshan Fabiola Profile and Articles
However, most cases of gall bladder disease occur due to interaction between congenital physiological predispositions and chemical imbalances in the composition of bile, resulting in the formation and deposition of gall stones inside the gall bladder and bile ducts.
Although gall bladder disease mostly occurs on the premises of physiological dysfunctions at the level of the biliary system, inappropriate diet is also a major cause of gall bladder affections.
Gall bladder disease generally refers to the formation of gallstones inside the bile ducts, affecting the production of bile and the release of this substance when it is required in the process of digestion.
www.articles2k.com /author/Groshan_Fabiola/1930/1/1   (3530 words)

 Gall Bladder Pain
Some studies have uncovered that gall bladder pain is not always caused by the blockage of your gall bladder.
Many of the people who suffer from gall bladder may feel pain not because the bile duct is blocked, but because they suffer from intolerance to some foods.
This is very unusual but this further confirms the theory that inappropriate foods are the ones causing the gall bladder pain attacks and not the slow release of bile as it was thought before.
www.gall-bladder-guide.com /gall-bladder-pain.htm   (398 words)

 Gallbladder disease
Gall bladder stones are very common in developed countries and most developing countries including India and their prevalence increases appreciably with age; it is also determined by sex, body weight,
Troublesome gall stones are generally treated by cholecystectomy (gall bladder surgery involving its removal along with the stones), and most of these procedures are carried out by laparoscopy.
It is the presence of stones in the gall bladder that explains almost all of the ills inflicted by this organ.
www.angelfire.com /ar/laparoscopy/gallstone.html   (2545 words)

 Gall Bladder Attack -- Symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Symptoms of gall stones or signs/symptoms of 80% of gall bladder attacks, are the result of a gall stone obstructing the cystic duct.
Gall stones are usually the result of an unhealthy liver that is producing toxic bile.
The gall bladder is a fairly simple organ (holding sack) which stores bile that trickles from the liver until it is needed for fat digestion.
www.lexisherbs.com /gall_symptoms.htm   (387 words)

 Gall Bladder Surgery
Surgery in gall bladder cases is the last resort that people have.
Most gall bladder patients who have opted for this procedure have a scar because the incision that doctors have to make is very wide.
Most of the patients who have laparoscopic gall bladder removal do not need hospitalization and their recovery period is very small.
www.gall-bladder-guide.com /gall-bladder-surgery.htm   (389 words)

 Ask the Dietitian - by Joanne Larsen MS RD LD - Gall Bladder
I read the Gall Bladder topic Q and A you have and her situation sounds similar except that her gall bladder has been removed.
The gall bladder is merely a storage vessel for bile produced by the liver.
After the gall bladder is removed, the liver still makes bile and secretes it into the small intestine via the common duct.
www.dietitian.com /gallblad.html   (2064 words)

 Gall Bladder Diet
Most of the people who suffer from gall bladder problems are overweight, suffer from diabetes or have high cholesterol levels in their blood.
One of the most important causes of gall bladder is actually the consumption of foods that are rich in fats.
The role of a good diet in gall bladder cases is of high importance because this can make the difference between severe symptoms and complications or ameliorated symptoms and no gall bladder complications.
www.gall-bladder-guide.com /gall-bladder-diet.htm   (408 words)

 Ask the Doctor About Gallstones
The gall bladder is a reservoir or holding tank for bile salts, which the body uses to digest fats.
The gall bladder is a rhythmical organ and secrets bile at certain times of the day--ideally at meal times.
For those who have had their gall bladder removed, it is important to eat meals in a rhythmical fashion--three meals per day at approximately the same time each day, and with no snacks in between.
www.westonaprice.org /askdoctor/gallstones.html   (920 words)

 Gall Bladder Flushes: Several different gall bladder flush procedures that can be done at home.
Gall Bladder Flushes: Several different gall bladder flush procedures that can be done at home.
The gall bladder is a hollow inactive organ supplying bile to the digestive tract which is mainly used to emulsify fats and oils.
This is a one-day purge to flush the gall bladder of sediment and stones.
chetday.com /gallbladderflushes.htm   (747 words)

 Health Articles
The consumption of foods that are rich in fat also contributes to the development of gall bladder disease and many people suffer from gall bladder affections as a consequence of inappropriate diet.
The gall bladder is a small organ that is situated in the vicinity of the liver.
The gall bladder stores the bile produced by the liver and expels it inside the small intestine when the substance is required in the digestion of foods containing fat.
www.articles2k.com /category/Health/685/1/1   (1801 words)

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