b) Rapid Weight Loss: Rapid weight loss is another risk factor for gallbladder disease
, as demonstrated by the Nurses' Health Study, which followed close to 90,000 women.
The role of sincalide cholescintigraphy in the evaluation of patients with acalculus gallbladder disease
Ruhl CE, Everhart JE (2000) Association of coffee consumption with gallbladder disease
Prevalence and ethnic differences in gallbladder disease
in the United States.
In addition, caution is warranted in relation to males with reproductive health concerns such as low sperm count or erectile dysfunction as well as persons with hypercalcemia, gallbladder disease
or cardiovascular disease and also during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Role of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the early management of acute gallbladder disease
Direct costs contributed the highest proportional costs for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, gallbladder disease
and depression (Table 2).
1), (2) Historically, a thick-walled gallbladder has been regarded as proof of primary gallbladder disease
, and it is a well-known hallmark feature of acute cholecystitis.
Belching can occur in an array of abdominal disorders, ranging from a food allergy such as lactose intolerance to gastroesophageal reflux disease or gallbladder disease
Risks associated with menopausal hormone therapy included gallbladder disease
(10 more per 1,000 women), blood clots in the legs and lungs (5 more women), and stroke (2 more women).
Other conditions linked with obesity include sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gout, gallbladder disease
Obesity is linked to serious medical conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, gallbladder disease
and cancer," said Bill Moore, director of the Navy's Physical Readiness Program.