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Gallbladder Problems and Prolonged Fasting

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 09/22/2021

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0:00 Introduction: gallbladder problems and prolonged fasting

1:21 Why fasting and keto cause gallbladder issues

2:49 The best remedy for gallbladder problems while fasting

3:38 Share your success story!

In this video, we’re going to talk about gallbladder problems and prolonged fasting.

Some people experience symptoms of gallbladder issues when doing a prolonged fast.

Symptoms of gallbladder issues include:

• Gastritis

• Pain in the right shoulder area

• Pain or tightness in the area under your right ribcage

• Burping

Gallbladder issues are often related to your bile (or lack thereof). Gallstones or gallbladder sludge develops as the concentration of cholesterol in your gallbladder increases.

When you fast or go on keto, your body releases triglycerides and cholesterol.

This causes your cholesterol to increase in your gallbladder, leading to bile sludge.

Preexisting gallbladder or liver issues, bile deficiencies, and a poor gut microbiome can cause gallstones and bile sludge.

Over time, many gallbladder issues will resolve themselves while you’re fasting and doing keto.

The best remedy for bile sludge while fasting is to take purified bile salts. This will help increase your bile and decrease the concentration of cholesterol and triglycerides.

I do two doses of bile salts in the morning and two at night for gallbladder issues.

Give this remedy a try, and let me know how it works for you in the comments below.

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