The gallbladder is an organ which stores bile produced by the liver. It also passes bile to your small intestine, for a process that helps the bloodstream easily absorb vitamins and other nutrients. Bile helps digest fats, but the gallbladder itself is not essential. When any of these processes get disturbed, you could develop a various issues and infections from gallbladder disease. Commonly, pain from inflammation is a symptom from gallbladder disease. Pain in the upper-right section of your abdomen and other symptoms you might experience are; dark urine, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea and fever.
Anti-inflammatory medication is often used by doctors to treat gallbladder pain. But, sometimes these medications have dangerous side effects and can increase the risk of dependency. So, the only way left for healing gallbladder pain is natural and home remedies. To save yourself from harmful drugs pursue natural treatments.
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Change in diet
To deal with gallbladder pain it is important to follow diet with less fat and more fiber. Consuming foods high in sugars and fats can increase the pain. Try to add more nutrient rich foods in your diet, such as vegetables and fruits. Deep fired and fatty foods are more difficult to digest and can cause pain. Healthy diet can improve gallbladder’s function and prevent complications. Foods like, low fat dairy products, olive oil, citrus fruits, leafy greens, nuts, beans, brown rice, whole grains, etc., can be added in your diet.
Wet a towel with warm water and apply it to the affected area for 10 to 15 minutes. You will feel relieve in gallbladder pain. You can also use a heating pad or hot water bottle also. Make sure you repeat the process until the pain goes away.
Apple cider vinegar
Raw apple cider vinegar is enriched with anti-inflammatory properties that can be useful in relieving gallbladder pain. To treat gallbladder pain, dissolve two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with warm water. Take sips of this tonic until the pain reduces. Note that; don’t drink apple cider vinegar directly, as the acid can damage your teeth.
A spice loaded with anti-bacterial properties, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions. Curcumin present in turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory and healing benefits. Turmeric can be made into tea to drink daily for pain relief. As it stimulates the gallbladder to produce bile and also helps gallbladder to empty itself. Adding turmeric in your diet can also reduce inflammation and gallbladder pain.
Menthol present in peppermint works as healing agent and promotes pain relief. Menthol works best in stomach pain, improve digestion and relieve nausea. To lower the pain and improve gallbladder health, drink peppermint tea until your pain goes away. Drink this regularly to reduce the amount of gallbladder pain you might experience.
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