Alcohol and Gallbladder | Does Alcohol Affect the Gallbladder?
Alcohol consumption, particularly in excess, has the potential to impact so many areas of your health and your body. It’s important to be aware of the risks of alcohol, and always to drink in moderation to avoid many of these risks.
While we think of things like breast cancer and liver conditions most often when we consider the damaging effects of alcohol, there are other ways it can cause problems as well.
One possible example is the gallbladder. Does alcohol affect the gallbladder? Below is what you should know about alcohol and the gallbladder.
- Genetics; having a family member with a history of gallstones may mean you’re more likely to get them
- Obesity or losing significant amounts of weight quickly
- Having an imbalance in the chemicals that make up bile
- Having irritable bowel or Crohn’s disease
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