Postcholecystectomy - Weight Gain

What happened after the gallbladder removal?

The consequence of losing gall bladder- a very yang organ is weight gain, hypothyroidism, depression, feeling cold and fatigue as the body losing fire or yang to keep up the metabolism. In Chi…nese medicine, the Gallbladder is a Yang organ and the Liver is its Yin organ partner and they work together, supporting and balancing […]

Is your gallbladder (or lack of) stopping your weight loss?

If you’ve never had gallstones,  you’ve probably never thought about your gallbladder.  However, if you have had gallstones, chances are good that you have had your gallbladder removed.  Either situation has its own inherent issues, and one thing that healthcare providers rarely tell gallbladder patients is that surgery will forever impair their digestion and may make […]

Heart disease, digestion, immunity, cardiovascular health

Removing the gallbladder function reduced delivery of quality bile and overloads the liver. End results is not hard to work out. Below provides great back ground on likely problems post removal of gallbladder High Cholesterol? Think Gallbladder  Print ShareMay 26th, 2010(2)By: Dr.D Is there a connection between gallbladder and heart? Of course there is! It is […]

Weight Gain after Gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy)

Comment In spite of symptoms such as anorexia, nausea, and vomiting and advice to avoid fatty foods, 31% of our patients were overweight before operation, confirming the preoperative findings of others.2 3 Our study showed that a significant weight gain occurred after cholecystectomy, with men gaining a mean of 4-6% of preoperative body weight and […]

Is your gallbladder (or lack of) stopping your weight loss?

If you’ve never had gallstones,  you’ve probably never thought about your gallbladder.  However, if you have had gallstones, chances are high that you have had your gallbladder removed.  Either situation has its own inherent issues, and one thing that healthcare providers rarely tell gallbladder patients is that surgery will forever impair their digestion and may […]

Can I do the Fast Metabolism Diet without a gallbladder

I understand the frustration. Your doctor might have even told you it would be impossible to lose weight after your gallbladder was removed. But you can get healthier and heal your metabolism with the Fast Metabolism Diet. I hear that a lot — clients who tell me their own doctor told them they’d never lose […]

Weight gain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Ir J Med Sci. 2004 Jan-Mar;173(1):9-12. Weight gain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Ali RB1, Cahill RA, Watson RG. Author information Abstract INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) relieves symptomatic cholelithiasis (SC) but may facilitate postoperative gluttony. AIM: To examine changes in body mass index (BMI) and general health of a cohort of patients three years after uncomplicated LC for SC. METHODS: […]

Why Do People Gain Weight After Gallbladder Removal?

There does seem to be anecdotal evidence that removing the gall bladder can cause weight gain in some people. Function The function of the gallbladder is to hold bile from the liver until it is needed to help metabolize fats in the intestine. When the gallbladder isn’t working correctly or is infected, it can cause […]

What Causes Weight Gain after Gallbladder Surgery?

Weight gain after gallbladder surgery is a common complaint and may have a variety of causes. After the gallbladder has been removed, many people are able to eat fatty foods again without risking the negative side effects commonly associated with gallbladder disease. Weight gain may be caused by of the difference in the way the […]