Stop Gallbladder Pain Quickly
While no natural remedy, food or medication can completely counteract the negative effects of a poor diet or other strong contributing factors for gallstone formation, there are quick, easy and safe remedies which will ease the gallbladder pain and may even help to rid the body of gallstones.
Risk factors for gallstone formation include being female, over 40 and overweight. Certain genetic predispositions will increase your chances as well. A diet high in cholesterol and low in fiber will increase the odds of suffering from gallbladder disease, or, cholecystitis and while you cannot change the genetic or age factors, you can remove offending items from the diet and find healthy ways to increase exercise and lose excess weight.
As well, though many conventional physicians will suggest a complete surgical removal of the gallbladder because of gallbladder attacks or recurring stones, you can also choose to treat your symptoms with healthy alternatives that ease gallbladder pain and keep your digestive system intact. For many people, mild to moderate discomfort can be significantly reduced without surgery. Short term remedies and long-term changes work hand in hand.
A gallbladder attack can seem very scary and the pain that often comes on after eating a high-fat meal, can radiate to the back and chest. The discomfort ranging from a mild ache to severe pain is typically felt in the upper, right abdomen and across the upper belly. At times, severe pain may lead to nausea and vomiting.
If pain experience is chronic, lasts several hours or is accompanied by fever and chills, you should seek medical attention. In the case of infection, medical treatment is required. Gallstones complications can lead to:
- Intense, debilitating abdominal pain
- Jaundice- yellowing skin and eyes
- Fever or chills
Natural Methods For Gallbladder Pain
For mild to moderate gallbladder pain, these do it yourself remedies can provide effective relief from the pain caused by a gallbladder attack. There is a safe, gallstone natural treatment used to increase bile flow and ease inflammation.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Apple Juice
This remedy is so simple, with only two ingredients it is easy to mix and drink for instant relief. Mix together:
- 8 tablespoons approximately of raw organic Apple Cider Vinegar
- 8 ounces organic apple cider or juice
- Drink within 10-15 minutes.
Laying on your right ride with a heating pad on low heat pressed against the abdomen may also help to improve bile flow and ease the pain caused by inflammation. Dandelion root tea is also recommended after drinking the vinegar remedy.
Additional at-home remedies for the prevention of gallstones and gallbladder pain relief include:
- Milk Thistle
- Dandelion Root
- Burdock Root
- Yellowdock Root
In the long run, you should try to adjust your diet to be supportive for liver and gallbladder function, while reducing high-fat and fried food intake.
- Try to reduce fat intake, especially processed, but unsaturated healthy fats and essential fatty acids are key to good health.
- Red yeast rice naturally reduces cholesterol