Development in the syllabus of Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management that is studied in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course of Bangladeshi Universities.        LOSECTIL stands beside acid survivors        Vitamin D Levels Linked to Parkinson's Symptoms        Keeping the newborn warm at home at winter        Itís time to prevent cervical cancer        Huge Rise in CT, MRI, Ultrasound Scan Use: Study        Exercise May Delay Early Aging of People With Diabetes        Alzheimer's Drug Shows Some Promise in Trials        Obesity, Depression Blamed for Daytime Sleepiness Epidemic        Fruits, Veggies May Help Smokers Quit     

Member Sign In
Forgot Your
Username & Password?

Not a Member?
Please Sign Up Here

Sr. Executive / Executive, Production; THE IBN SINA PHARMACEUTICAL IND LTD

Why You Have Gallstones: Factors that raise your risk
Update: 2011-06-24
Gallstones are deposits that develop in the gallbladder from sources such as excess bilirubin or cholesterol.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine says there's no surefire way to prevent gallstones, and that they're more likely to develop among women, Native Peoples, other ethnic groups and people older than 40.

The agency mentions these additional risk factors for gallstones:
  • Having a family history of gallstones.

  • Having issues with the gallbladder, which are more common during pregnancy.

  • Producing too much bilirubin, a bile pigment that's created when older or damaged red blood cells are broken down by the body.

  • Having an infection of the biliary tract or cirrhosis of the liver.

  • Being diabetic.

  • Having had an organ or bone marrow transplant.

  • Losing weight very quickly by consuming very few calories.

  • Receiving intravenous feedings for a long period.

Other Health Tips
Natural Tips for Curing Acne
Anxiety Disorders Can Cause Physical Problems
Avoid Unnecessary Eating: Don't use food as a 'pick-me-up'
Protect Feet From Fungus
Manage Your Migraines
Avoid Eye Strain When Using Computers
The Benefits of Meditation
Get Rid of Smelly Feet
See all the Health Tips