The inflamed gallbladder, technically called cholecystitis , is one of the most frequent complications of gallstones, but not only. It presents with symptoms of painful and uncomfortable, it can be treated in different ways, you can ease the pain with natural remedies and following a diet precise. That’s what it is, what to do, the foods to avoid, the care and precautions to be observed in the case of inflamed gallbladder.

What’s this

Cholecystitis, one of the most frequent complications of gallstones. If the calculations end up blocking the cystic duct, the tube that connects the gallbladder to the common bile duct (tube that carries bile to the intestine), bile can not flow out and stagnates in the gall bladder. As a result, bile salts exert an irritant action on its walls.



The main symptom is pain, which is particularly intense and prolonged, localized in the right upper abdomen. A pain that gradually increases and becomes even more pronounced when pressure is applied. Other symptoms include: nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, fever and chills.

The care, diet and natural remedies

The gallbladder is inflamed, what to do? Better to turn immediately to the doctor , if necessary arrange the hospitalization during which, after fasting for a few hours, with forced feeding by drip, making pharmacological treatment with antibiotics, antispasmodics, anti-toxic, liver protection and analgesics.

After the acute attack and painful, the power and lifestyle are key. In particular, the diet should be low in fat and protein and is characterized by small meals, frequent and regular. If the inflammation becomes chronic, very often, you opt for surgery, as soon as the symptoms have improved, for the removal of the gallbladder laparoscopically. Among the natural remedies, especially useful to relieve the discomfort and pain, there are teas offered by herbal medicine made ​​from dandelion, chamomile, milk and mint.