Postcholecystectomy - Vitamin deficiency

What is Vitamin D & Why Do I Need It?

Vitamin D is called a vitamin; it’s often called a hormone. It’s often called a vitamin that acts like a hormone.  So, which is it?  It’s actually all of the above.  Vitamin D is a fat-soluble agent with a chemical structure similar to a steroid.  Which makes sense, as Vitamin D is one of the […]

Supplements for Gallbladder Removal

by JOE KING, M.S. Last Updated: Aug 14, 2017 Your gallbladder is a small organ located just below your liver and is important for fat digestion and the storage of bile produced by your liver, which helps break down fat in your stomach. According to MedlinePlus, gallbladder removal surgery is sometimes necessary if you have […]

Gallbladder removal and vitamin D deficiency

It appears that Gallbladder surgery is very common: 500,000 – 750,000 in US each year roughly 3% of adults have had gallbladder surgery (20 years * 500,000 = 10 million, US population = 300 million) Low vitamin D may cause gallbladder stones to form Vitamin D appears to prevent gallstones – along with Vitamin K2 Gallbladder […]

Postcholecystectomy vitamin D deficiency – a patient testimony

Testomony Patient X “I’ve been doing research on my vitamin D deficiency. I wasn’t low until I had my Gallbladder out a couple years ago. been low since. I take 1000 ius daily, and a extra 500 in my prenatal. After doing research I’ve learned that since I had my gallbladder out I am not […]