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Gallbladder problems after weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery can be life changing for many obese people. There is a before and after to a lot of people. Nevertheless, there are some side effects which may arise, such as gallbladder problems.

gallbladder problems

Among the many questions that arise when you want to observe bariatric surgery, are aware of the possible side effects or adverse effects. Among them, we can mention the appearance of gallbladder problems.

While different techniques for weight loss surgery are the only options for the treatment of obesity, it is important to know that there are complications of this surgical treatment.

To begin it is important to know what kidney stone is.

What are kidney stones?

The formation of gallstones is due to physical changes in the bile. In this change the solid elements precipitate forming the calculations. These are formed by the increase in bilirubin and/or excess cholesterol.

Why weight loss surgery can cause gallbladder problems?
The main reason is the sudden drop in weight. Approximately 50% of patients who have surgery to lose weight are likely to have gallstones.

Apparently, when you lose weight so quickly its change the concentrations of cholesterol and bile salts in the gallbladder. Moreover, decreases gallbladder contractions causing a slow emptying and facilitating the formation of stones.

While not all people who undergo weight loss surgery suffer from gallbladder problems, it is important that you consider being a possible complication.

Other possible causes that causes problems in the gallbladder, is fasting or skipping meals. Be too long without eating causes metabolic disorders that precipitate the formation of stones. While these causes are not directly related to bariatric surgery, may be the result of a strict diet or prolonged fasting.

Note that, this information may be very helpful to take all necessary measures to prevent the gallstones formation with the help of doctors.

It is important that you have not always mind that gallstone disease have symptoms, so remember carry out periodic studies that control digestive function, liver and gallbladder.

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