Here are the most common (not naturopathic) treatment options that are typically suggested:
Except for surgical removal of the gallbladder, these options may help temporarily, but when treatments stop, stones often come back because these do not address the root cause of stone development. If the cause is not addressed, it will only lead to further imbalances. Surgical removal of the gallbladder also does not address why stones form, and the gallbladder is required for proper digestion of foods (therefore problems may arise when the gallbladder is missing). The human body has very sophisticated healing capabilities, and if it is gently guided through healthy lifestyles and natural therapies, it has a great potential for healing.
The naturopathic approach focuses on healing the body from within, and re-balancing the system. Some of the major goals when treating patients with gallstones include:
There are many factors to consider when formulating treatment plans, and these all vary from one patient to another.
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