Painless Treatment for Gallstones in Bangalore
Gallstones is a very common problem nowadays among the population of Bangalore. The percentage is increasing day by day due to risk factors like obesity, chronic infections, reproductive factors, cholecystitis, and specific chemicals. The ratio of women suffering from gallstones to men is 2:3. However, the prevalence rate of gallstones tends to be increasing in the southern part of India as well, where people residing in regions like Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai are most commonly affected. Owing to the advancement of techniques and availability of various gallstones doctors/ surgeons in Bangalore, the treatment of gallstones is not a matter of concern anymore. We offer the best treatment options to our patients by offering modern treatment for gallstones in Bangalore.
When the amount of cholesterol or bilirubin in the bile increases these gallstones tend to form. Generally, two types of gallstones are found in the gallbladder like:
- Cholesterol Stones which are generally yellow-green in color and formed due to the higher quantity of cholesterol.
- Pigment Stones are those which are somewhat dark in color and increased due to the excessive secretion of bilirubin.
For cholesterol stones
- Fasting and weight loss- related diet plans can affect cholesterol in the bile. Likewise, low-calorie diets may enhance the risk of formation of gallstones
- Various intestinal diseases also affect the normal absorption of nutrients (such as Crohn's disease) etc.
- Various metabolic syndrome is directly linked to overweight or obesity which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes & various heart-related disorders. Hence, diabetes and metabolic syndrome can also be considered as the various risk factors for the formation of gallstones.
- Genetic factors also increase the risk of the formation of gallstones.
- Adults who are above 40 have a higher possibility of developing gallstones as the digestive system weakens with age.
Gallstones tend to develop more in people who suffer from various types of diseases such as:
- Infections in the Bile ducts
- Severe Haemolytic anemia in which the red blood cells break down continuously rather than their formation.
- Cirrhosis of the liver