Gallstones are clumps of some pigments or crystallized cholesterol in the gallbladder. This condition is quite common (affects almost 11% of general population) women are twice as probable as men to develop gallstones. It's a disease of a fat female of 40’s).
The gallbladder is a small pouch-like located just under the liver and it produces bile juice that is necessary for proper digestion of fats. The bile juice chiefly contains cholesterol, water, bile salts and a pigment called Bilirubin. When the proportion of these contents is changed in the bile juice, gallstones start forming.
The two basic types of gallstones are as follows:
Many patients having gallstones cannot have any complaint. Though, some might experience pain in the upper abdomen radiating to the back. The pain can last up to 2 to 6 hours.
When the stones are smaller in size, homeopathic medicines will help in probably decrease the size of the stones. A homeopathic remedy is effective in alleviating pain plus chronic inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) linked with the condition. Homeopathy also helps to control extra stone production activity. If the stones are bigger, affected and many, it can need surgical intervention. In Large and many stones cases, homeopathy has no curative role to play.