5 Ways to Treat Gallbladder Pain Naturally

Dr. Prerana Chaudhary    14-05-2019 Consult

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.

Here are 5 ways to treat Gallbladder pain naturally:

1. 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. 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. 

2. Heating therapy

Wet a towel with warm water and apply it to the affected area for 10 to 15 minutes. You can also use a heating pad or hot water bottle also. Make sure you repeat the process until the pain goes away.

3. 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.

4. Turmeric

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. 

5. Peppermint tea

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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