Gallstones – High Risk Groups

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There are several populations of people who have exhibit a higher risk of gall stones and related symptoms at a higher rate than the general population.

Are You Pregnant?

Do you use Horomone Replacement Therapy?

Do you take Birth Control Pills?

Do you take drugs to lower your cholesterol?

Are you Overweight, Obese, or need to lose weight?

Do you regularly Fast?

Have you recently lost a lot of weight?

Do you have a history of gallstones in your family?

Do you have diabetes?

Are you Mexican-American?

Are you American Indian?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are at a higher risk for gallstones. If you are experiencing gall bladder symptoms and you are in one of the above groups then it is recommnended you meet with your health care professional so you can take the necessary steps to wellness.