Some Detailed Information about Gallstones?

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Gallstones are some hard deposits derived from digestive fluid in your gallbladder. The size of gallstone is different. You may have only one gallstone which is as large as a golf ball. Or you may have lots of gallstones which are as small as sand. Besides, there are two types of gallstones: cholesterol gallstones and pigment gallstones, and the former is the most common type. The possible symptoms of gallstones:
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Pain in your right shoulder.
  • Back pain between your shoulder blades.
  • Sudden pain in the center of your abdomen.
The possible causes of gallstones:
  • Family history of having gallstones.
  • Eating fewer meals per day.
  • Low intake of vitamin C, calcium, and magnesium.
  • High intake of carbohydrate.
  • Low fluid consumption.
  • Diabetes.
  • Some medicines such as oral contraceptives and hormone therapy drugs.
  • Liver disease.
  • Overweight.
  • High-cholesterol diet.
If you think you may get gallstones, you should consult your doctor for advice. Keywords: gallstone
attacks off and on.    severe nausea and diarrheia..  weakness and occasional dizzy spells  age 55  male
Seems a gallstone could really do that. Are you taking medications?