Yes, gallstones can be cured without surgery despite the statements to the contrary made by many doctors, nurses, and surgeons. But emphasis must also be made that the gallstones shouldn’t be allowed to grow as large as golf balls. As soon as your doctor makes a definitive diagnosis, you should take prompt and proper action in finding the right natural method.
Of course, the old adage; an once of prevention is worth a pound of cure is the adage of the day.
Let’s take a closer look at the risks of medical treatments for gallstones, the benefits of natural methods, and a few examples of these all-natural treatments. You can use this basic guide to finding the right combination of food, herbs and lifestyle habits.
Know the Medical Risks First
For those who doubt that, indeed, there’s a painless cure of gallstones, here’s a brief discussion of the pains that come with medications and surgery. Both of these treatment methods are obviously recommended by doctors and surgeons.
Doctors recommend two types of oral medications, both of which are formulated to dissolve gallstones and allow for their natural release from the body. These are chenodiol and ursodiol. There are several disadvantages to their use despite the apparently widespread practice of prescribing them to patients.
Let’s talk Side-Effects;
- This medicine may cause liver problems. For some people, chenodiol did not work well to treat gallstones and others needed their gallbladder taken out. Because of these reasons, chenodiol is not always the best treatment for gallstones.
Commonly reported side effects of ursodiol include: back pain. Other side effects include: arthralgia, alopecia, arthritis, and pharyngitis. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
ursodiol: oral capsule, oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, ursodiol may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur, you may need medical attention.
- Bladder pain
- bloody or cloudy urine
- difficult, burning, or painful urination
- fast heartbeat
- frequent urge to urinate
- lower back or side pain
- severe nausea
- skin rash or itching over the entire body
- stomach pain
- Black, tarry stools
- chest pain
- chills or fever
- pinpoint red spots on the skin
- severe or continuing stomach pain
- sore throat or swollen glands
- sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual tiredness or weakness
First, these can be expensive drugs. You have to take them for several months, even years before these drugs can melt your gallstones. You will spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars over the course of your medication and medical consultations.
Second, these aren’t effective for everybody. You may be taking one or both of these drugs for a few months yet your gallstones aren’t dissolving. You’re probably one of those people whose bodies don’t respond to the medications.
In both the first and second cases, the time, energy and money spent on the medications are for naught. You’re still suffering from the symptoms of gallstones, such as sudden and intensifying pain in the right side of your abdomen, under your breastbone, and between your shoulders. You’re also putting your body under unnecessary stress from the medicines’ effects.
Third, these aren’t effective in the long run. Soon after you stop taking the drugs, your gallbladder can still produce more gallstones. Think of these drugs as stop-gap measures with temporary efficacy. Your gallstones may even be worse than before, too.
Are you still sure about going on medications considering these risks? You likely will not even consider the side effects with your doctor’s recommendation.
Just imagine the risks associated with the surgical removal of your gallbladder. Known as cholecystectomy, it involves invasive surgery to remove the gallbladder without affecting the other internal organs. The rationale behind it: When there’s no gallbladder, there will be no gallstones.
Will your digestive system work even without your gallbladder? Yes, it will. The bile, which is produced by the liver, will directly flow to the small intestines. Your body’s ability to digest food will not be affected – unless, of course, something goes awfully wrong during the operation.
Unfortunately, many things can go wrong before, during and after the surgery! These can include:
- Risks associated with general anesthesia
- Infections, both on the incision site and in the internal organs
- Injuries to the internal organs, such as the liver, common bile duct, and small intestines caused by the mishandling of surgical instruments
- Injury to the abdominal blood vessels
- Internal bleeding
- Bile and gallstones finding their way into the abdominal cavity
- Surgeons mistakenly removing the wrong organ
- Surgical staff leaving foreign objects inside the body
After the surgery, you should also expect symptoms associated with an invasive procedure. These include pain in and around the incision site, as well as bloating, gas and diarrhea. These symptoms can even stay around, so to speak, for several months after the surgery!
And if you think that’s the end of it, you have another think coming! A few of the above mentioned complications also require added surgery. Your surgeon, for example, can recommend another operation to resolve the injuries on an internal organ.
The bottom line here: Stop the surgery, cure gallstones without it! You will be better off with the natural methods.
Know the Benefits of Natural Methods
Let’s then take a look at the benefits that the natural methods of gallstone treatment can bring.
- Safe and effective method
The natural methods have been proven safe and effective because they naturally dissolve gallstones. You don’t have to worry about side effects, as is the case with oral medications. You also don’t have to concern yourself about post-surgery complications because there are no invasive procedures done.
- Affordable and available
Most of the food, herbs, and liquids in the natural methods are easily available and affordable. You can buy them from farmers’ markets, supermarkets, and health food stores. You can even grow many of these things in your home!
You will find that the costs of the natural methods are a tiny fraction of the costs of the medicines and surgery.
- Easy to adopt
All of the natural methods for gallstones treatments can be done in your home, on your own. You don’t need doctors’ prescriptions for them. You can easily adopt them as part of your healthy lifestyle, especially the food-related aspects.
What are the natural methods? A few examples include:
- A healthy diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and whole grains, among others. Drinking coffee on a regular basis has also been found to help in dissolving gallstones.
- A moderate exercise program can also aid in dissolving gallstones. This is because regular exercise helps in effective weight management including melting bad cholesterol.
- A set of specific foods, such as citrus fruits, to aid the body in dissolving gallstones.
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Nut allergy warning; If you have a nut allergy, you should not ingest nuts as suggested in the alternative methods.
The natural methods of gallstones treatment are still the best! You should first look into them before even considering medications and surgery.