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How to Prevent Gallbladder Disease

Updated on May 16, 2011

Prevent Gallbladder Disease

There are many ways you can prevent gallbladder disease from occurring. These tips include eating healthy food, lowering cholesterol and doing exercise. Although millions of people suffer from gallbladder disease, there are a few risk factors that could cause the disease. Risk facts include:


·         Age

·         Obesity

·         Diet

·         Gender

·         Cholesterol


1)     Obesity


One risk factor for gallbladder disease is obesity. Too much weight is a risk factor for developing gallstones as it can cause high levels of blood sugar and insulin. However, losing too much weight can also be a risk factor for developing gallstones.


2)    Lower Cholesterol


Gaining more cholesterol will only increase gallstones which is a cause of gallbladder disease. Nevertheless, eating more foods such as fruits and vegetables and decrease cholesterol levels, thus preventing the development of gallbladder disease.


3)    Exercise


Studies in the past have showed that exercise can be a great remedy in preventing the development of gallstones. Even simple exercises like walking, running or swimming can do so much to your health condition.




Gallbladder disease can cause more serious health issues in the future if it isn’t treated as soon as possible. Consult your doctor fast if you fear that you or your family member is suffering from gallbladder disease.


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      Eileen Kersey 6 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Cut out fatty foods if you can