How Do Gallstones Affect The Body

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The liver is responsible for hundreds of functions; it is the largest and most complex organ in the body. Weighing in at three pounds it sits behind the ribs on the upper right side of the abdomen and almost covers the entire width of the body.

Nutrients and energy, the body 's fuel supply, is processed, converted and distributed by the liver. So, if anything obstructs these processes it will have a serious impact on the body as a whole. And the biggest obstacle would be the presence of gallstones.

The liver produces hormones and proteins, in addition to cholesterol and affects the way the body grows and heals. It also converts existing amino acids into proteins and creates new amino acids. And it is these proteins that are the building blocks of the hormones, …show more content…

When groups of liver cells begin to die off the result is acute hepatitis. It is the gallstones that contain large amounts of viral substances, which will eventually cause cell-degenerative changes. As gallstones increase more cells will become infected and will die, sometimes killing off entire lobules and creating kinks in the blood vessels themselves. This will hinder the bloods ability to circulate freely. Liver cancer will occur only after many years of progressive occlusion of the liver bile ducts.

With a liver and immune system in good health the ability to destroy virus material is effective and you will rarely be ill. But, if the liver is toxic then it can 't defend itself against viral infections.

The liver cell 's ability to deal with toxins, drugs, food additives, etc., is greatly impaired by the presence of gallstones.

Gallstones stuck in the bile duct leading to the duodenum or in fibrous tissue is the most common form of jaundice. Jaundice may also be caused by a tumor in the head of the pancreas.

The best method of prevention, after an organic diet, is the liver cleanse. It will remove the gallstones. Only a 2-day experience, and you 'll want to remain close to the

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