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2014-03-03 23:03:05

The new “Home Remedies For Abdominal Pain” report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips on how to get rid of stomach pain easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The new “Home Remedies For Abdominal Pain” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people helpful techniques to cure abdominal pain fast. The article is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the article, people will discover common causes of stomach pain, such as gallstones, pancreatitis, gerd,...

2013-12-09 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Mark Kirk underwent gall bladder surgery this morning at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. According to Kim Sobinsky, MD, FACS, a Northwestern Medicine general surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, "Senator Mark Kirk underwent a laparascopic cholecystectomy, which is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gall bladder. The procedure took 30 minutes and went as planned without any complications."...

2013-07-23 23:22:26

Diet Doc’s hCG diets were developed to help clients in Los Angeles lose weight fast but also reduce body mass index which has been linked to stomach pain and gallstones in a new study. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Many weight-related diseases and ailments can accompany weight gain and a high body mass index, but researchers with the Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark recently found a causal connection between a high body mass index and gallstones that can contribute to...

BMI Linked To Gallstones
2013-07-12 04:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals with elevated body mass index (BMI) levels appear to be at greater risk of developing gallstones, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Women are at greater risk of developing the pebble-like materials, which can result from the presence of excess cholesterol, bile salts, or bilirubin in bile stored in the...

2013-03-18 20:44:01

Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery, according to a large-scale study of more than 70 000 women in France published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Women who took estrogen therapy through skin patches or gels did not appear to be at increased risk. Gallstone disease is common in developed countries, and women over age 50 are most at risk. Other risk factors include obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol,...

2013-02-21 23:02:31

People who don´t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ´s intoxication related issues have many reasons to thank the website BalancedHealthToday.com. The site reveals a proven therapy to help people achieve liver gallbladder detox which is called ℠Glytamins´. Kahului, Hawaii (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 People who don´t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ´s intoxication related...

2012-12-12 05:02:59

Gallbladder removal surgery can be avoided! BalancedHealthToday.com presents information on herbs and amino acids that can dissolve gallstones and rejuvenate the health of your gallbladder. Kahului, HI (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Gallbladder removal surgery, or cholecystectomy, is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the US. This surgery completely removes the gallbladder from the body. While the digestive system can function without the gallbladder, it is less effective....

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2012-08-26 10:11:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gallstones, historically an adult problem, have been showing up in teenagers in an ever increasing rate, directly linked to obesity. A new study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, has found that obese children are up to eight times more likely than those of a healthy weight to be diagnosed with gallstones. The gallstones, which can be excruciatingly painful, are only adding to a growing trend of...

2012-08-24 14:20:24

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children who are overweight or obese face an increased risk for gallstones, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. Researchers found that children and adolescents who were overweight were twice as likely to have gallstone disease, compared to children and adolescents who had a normal body mass index. Those who were moderately obese were four times as likely to have...

2012-06-28 12:35:14

Vegetables, fruit and the risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: A population-based prospective cohort study A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis, suggests a large study published online in the journal Gut. Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas - the gland behind the stomach, which, among other things, releases digestive enzymes to break down food. Occasionally these enzymes become active...