Function Of The Gallbladder
Bile a bitter greenish yellow fluid made in the liver and sent to the gallbladder where it is stored. Upon eating it is sent to the intestines to aid in breaking down fats during the process of digestion
Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease
Gallstones affect women and those over 40 more than any other group; it is a common problem worldwide. In many instances there are no symptoms. Gallstones are hard deposits that form in the gallbladder. They can be as small as a grain of sand up to the size of a golf ball. They can block the bile duct causing pain, fever or infection (Cholecystitis).
Symptoms can include: