gallbladder disease


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gallbladder disease

Surgery A popular term for any condition associated with dysfunctional bile ducts, including cholecystitis, cholelithiasis or gallstones, and cancer

Patient discussion about gallbladder disease

Q. how people deal with after gallbladder removal

A. REMOVE BOTH STONES & GALLBLADDER

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Gallbladder disease and heart disease both affect roughly the same number of people in the U.
However, the effect of carbohydrate intake on gallbladder disease during pregnancy is unclear," he commented.
Overweight and Obesity-attributable Health Conditions Type 2 Diabetes Hypertension * Coronary Heart Disease * Cerebrovascular Disease ([dagger]) Osteoarthritis ([dagger]) Gallbladder Disease ([double dagger]) Asthma ([dagger]) Depression ([dagger]) Cancer Colorectal cancer ([section]) Postmenopausal breast cancer (diagnosed after age 50) ([section]) Endometrial cancer ([section]) Kidney cancer ([section]) Esophageal cancer
5 Traditionally, US is used as the initial imaging technique for evaluating patients with suspected gallbladder disease, because of its high sensitivity in the detection of gallbladder dimensions, real-time character, speed and portability.
Authors address such topics as risk management, tissue engineering, new procedures, quality of life issues, breast reconstruction, acute gallbladder disease, and others.
Ultrasound is a fast and safe technique that uses sound waves to gain information about medical conditions ranging from gallbladder disease to kidney stones to muscular and skeletal problems.
The result is a host of health problems for millions of people, including diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, gallbladder disease, and pregnancy complications.
Unfortunately, gallbladder disease is a common illness of adults, affecting women more often than men.
Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, type-II diabetes together with other health problems such as cancer, gallbladder disease and fertility and pregnancy problems and sleep apnoea, a sleep disorder characterised by pauses in breathing.
Obesity increases the risk for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallbladder disease, arthritis, breathing problems, and some forms of cancer, including endometrial, gallbladder, cervical, ovarian, breast, colorectal and prostate.
But they agree that being overweight raises the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, and sleep disturbances.
Damage to the parasympathetic nervous system may account for nearly half of the typical symptoms-including gallbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea, and sexual dysfunction-that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome, according to a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.