Health Articles — Gallbladder

Fatty Liver Disease

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  Fatty Liver Disease - What is it? It is a condition where there is a build up of excess fat in the liver cells. It affects about 1 in every 10 people in Western countries.  There are two different types. Non-alcoholic fatty liver and alcoholic fatty liver disease.  One is due to alcohol and the other is mainly due to metabolic processes from the food you eat and can also result from gut issues and not being able to break down and utilise the food you do eat.  It doesn't matter which one you have they both end up...

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Gallbladder Attack

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Gallbladder – an unusual shape of an organ attached to the liver. It doesn’t really get much attention until something goes wrong and then it can be one of the most painful experiences ever. There is a big myth that eating a high fat diet can cause gallstones. Whereas gallstone production is actually connected with a fatty liver, obesity, and diabetes. The most common denominator connected with these three conditions are carbohydrates NOT healthy fats. There are several know connections to the cause of gallstones: - Blood sugar imbalances (diabetes)- Oestrogen imbalances (hormone dysregulation)- Food allergies and sensitivities- Chronic stress-...

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