Gall Bladder Surgery
If you are under the impression that pain and other symptoms normally associated with gallstones always disappear after gall bladder surgery, you may be in for a big surprise .
Most articles on gallbladder surgery give you a list of common symptoms associated with gallstones and their complications, but they never give you viable solutions beyond “seek immediate medical help.” In this article you will not only be told of common misconceptions about gallbladder surgery, but you will be shown how you may avoid it altogether.
This website is dedicated to helping you find solutions to gallbladder attacks and problems.
Before you elect to have GALLBLADDER SURGERY, you may benefit from reading this:
Medical studies show that over 50% of patients that underwent gallbladder removal or cholecystectomy had a relapse of their original symptoms. This might come to some as a surprise for those who have been told otherwise and are contemplating undergoing gall bladder surgery.
Therefore, understanding the nature of stones and why they form is crucial if we are to learn which is the most effective means of getting rid of them as well as preventing their formation in the future.
Why Do Gallstones Form?
Gallstones are toxic residues that have accumulated, precipitated, and solidified into masses. The reason why they form has to do more with poor diets, eating habits, and lifestyle choices than genetics.
Eighty percent of stones are composed of mainly cholesterol deposits that have combined with other substances. These stones start as sludge in the liver. Under normal and optimum conditions the liver manufactures bile that then combines with salts and cholesterol. This bile fluid is then stored in the gallbladder and kept there until it is required for digestion. Yet certain metabolic conditions, amongst which excess protein consumption is the leading one, can cause the formation of excess cholesterol in the liver. Bile then becomes saturated with cholesterol. The cholesterol begins to crystallize or turn into sludge. Most of the time the liver can eliminate this sludge via stool, but when there is an oversaturation of large cholesterol molecules, the normal detoxification pathways become obstructed. This aggravates the problem even more. You now have gallstones in the making.
A longstanding oversaturation of cholesterol in the liver is recognized as a fatty liver , a condition, that can most of the time, be detected in its later stages, when there is severe buildup and it appears as white deposits on a medical scan.
This pear shaped organ is merely a storage receptacle for bile, not the source of the bile. Nonetheless, because it is used for storage of large quantities of bile, which now is saturated with a high concentration of cholesterol, then gallstones also tend to accumulate there as well.
Once formed, these stones will continue to grow in size if the conditions, which led to their formation, are sustained. In the case of the gallbladder, if one of the stones has impelled itself at the mouth of the organ, then it blocks the flow of the fluid or bile contained within it that is necessary for digestion of certain foods. Whatever bile is in the gallbladder then becomes stagnant and often filled with noxious and irritating substances.
Gallstones do not form exclusively in the gallbladder. Stones can be present anywhere bile is normally present and that could be: the gallbladder, the bile ducts, as well as the liver. Remember, the liver is the source of the excess cholesterol to begin with, and as long as conditions remain ideal for the crystallization of cholesterol, stones will continue to form, even in the absence of the gall bladder. That is why symptoms, including gallstone attacks, will often persist even after gall bladder surgery, because gallstones are still being formed.
Some studies you might want to familiarize yourself with:
“Studies of post-cholecystectomy patients record continued symptoms in up to 50% of patients” (1)
Some of the symptoms associated with gall bladder surgery that appeared after the gallbladder removal ranged “from mild ill defined digestive symptoms to severe attacks of abdominal pain and jaundice,” flatulence, gastritis, esophagitis, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, upper abdominal pain (where the gallbladder was), colicky lower-abdomen pain, trouble digesting fats, excessive weight gain (obesity), and in some cases weight loss. (2)
In some of patients, the symptoms became more frequent after gall bladder surgery :
“Two years after cholecystectomy, dyspeptic symptoms had recurred in almost 50% of patients with a trend towards an increasing relapse rate with the passage of time .” (3)
Are There Other Options To Gall Bladder Surgery?
There are situations that would warrant surgery ; those are when the organ has become diseased, or there is cancer or some condition of that magnitude.
But when the only reason for considering having a part of your body removed is solely because of gallstones, then you should at least be aware that there exists other alternatives that could prove themselves much more viable, since after all, this bile filled organ has an important role in aiding the digestion of food in the body.
You should also know that after surgery, digestion will never be the same and a domino effect of other health conditions often follows. That is because every organ has a particular function that is crucial in maintaining stasis or order. Once that organ has been removed, then the whole becomes out of order or unstable. No organ is independent of the whole. The body is not compartmentalized; every organ is interconnected with one another in some way.
Today we are constantly subjected to a myriad of environmental pollutants and highly processed foods. Exposure to them causes organs such as the liver, a complex filter, to become overtaxed. Today waters are fluoridated and chlorinated and sodas and sugar drinks are commonplace in any meal. So called ‘foods’ are laden with refined carbohydrates, high fructose corn syrup, junk foods that are devoid of any nutrients, sugars, high protein content, sugar alcohols, artificial sweeteners and msg. The resultant is eliminatory organs like the intestinal tract and purification organs such as the liver (the filter) get overburdened with toxins. On top of it, our lifestyles are highly conducive to skipping meals, not drinking enough water and overeating. This causes complications of its own.
Removal of the gall bladder will not prevent these toxins from accumulating in and impairing your body over time. If one has ever partaken of any of the above practices and diets you are likely going to have an accumulation of toxins in eliminatory and purification organs and pathways, as well as the gallbladder.
Conducting gradual and regular detoxification (detox) of your eliminating organs including your liver and gall bladder will not only remove the cause of many afflictions, but will help purge toxic stones and other deposits from the liver, gallbladder and other detoxification pathways. Cleanse your body on a regular basis.
One of such practical options is the Pulverexx Protocol™ , a method designed to dissolve and eliminate gallstones. This method is not intrusive, meaning it does not require surgery, and does not require used of hight toxic chemicals. Unlike traditional alternative gallbladder flushes, where hardened stones can often cause discomfort during their elimination, the Pulverexx Protocol™ first reduces the size of the gallstones and then it expels them from the body via stool. This way the process becomes painless. The Pulverexx Protocol™ dissolves both types of gallstones, cholesterol based as well as Calcified or Pigmented gallstones. It also helps purge any sludge accumulation in the gallbladder.
We have found the Pulverexx Protocol™ to be an effective means of getting rid of gallstones and therefore it is a viable alternative to gallbladder surgery.
For more information go to: www.gallbladderdetox.com
From the desk of:
(1) Bates T, Ebbs SR, Harrison M, A’Hern RP. Influence of cholecystectomy on symptoms. Br J Surg1991; 78:964 -7
(2) Gray et al. Does cholecystectomy prior to the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer affect outcome? 2008 Jul;74(7):602-5; discussion 605-6.
(3) Ros E, Zambon D. Postcholecystectomy symptoms. A prospective study of gall stone patients before and two years after surgery. Gut1987; 28:1500-4 (3)
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