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What are gallstones? - A Deadly Disease - How To Protect Yourself Against It

Updated on April 17, 2013

Most of the Gallbladder attacks are caused due to Gallstones only. These stones can get stuck in your bile duct & stop the flow of bile. These may be present for years in your body, but you may never realize. As per a report of doctors, about 80% of gallstones are never known to people. We call it the “Silent Gallstones” & these are the prime reasons for Gallbladder attacks. Well some of the common symptoms of Gallstones & Gallbladder attacks have been listed below-

1. Nausea


2. Gas


3. Severe pain under right side of your rib cage


4. Vomiting


5. Queasiness


6. Severe pain in upper abdominal


7. Belching

These attacks often occur during night & pain increases with deep inhalation. Well studies have shown that most of these attacks come due to overeating during night. These attacks can last from 20 minutes to 14 hours.


  • If you find any of these symptoms in you, or in your family. It’s recommended to consult a doctor in this regard.

  • I hope this article helped you. Any queries or suggestions are duly invited.


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