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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Menopause and Gallstones-How to avoid them

Menopause has many symptoms that come with it. There are some that are common and then there are those not so common. 
When it comes to Menopause and Gallstones there is some basic information to know about. Let’s define it first. Gallstones are rock like deposits inside the gallbladder that will occur in one out of five women by the age of 60, which by the way is twice as often as they affect men.
There are many concerns to know about menopause and gallstones and  how they will effect you.
  • How they work- The gallbladder is a collection pouch that accumulates green bile fluid as it drains from the liver.
  • Diagnosis- An X-ray will usually not be detect the gallstones, but they can be seen on an ultrasound or CT scan.
  • Medical problem-You will experience pain from the gallstones when the muscle walls of the gallbladder contract to help empty bile into the intestines.
Then there is the last resort to have surgery done. When you are at this point surgical removal is a must. Your hospital stay is one night. This is so that the doctors can observe any complications that may occur after the surgery. But the most important thing is to stay out of the operating room.

You can find more detailed prevention to menopause and gallstones here.
Your diet will help you and  however, your weight lost  will not get a remedy for not having gallstone problems.

Here are articles related to menopause:
Menopause and Yeast Infections-Good tips to know
Menopause and Hot Flashes-Stories you need to know
Health Quote:
Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway.  ~Author Unknown

I hope that you have found this information helpful. If so do leave a comment, question or suggestion below this post.

Disclaimer: The purpose of the information, benefits and solutions is for informational purposes ONLY. I am not a medical professional to advise you on treatments or cures of any type. Every woman or man will have their own experiences. They will vary based on different age groups . It is always recommended that you consult your medical health care provider for the best solutions for your needs.

 Ann Moses
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© 8-28-2012 Ann Moses

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