The Biliary system is a boon to us as it performs multiple functions including digestion and emulsification of fat, detoxification and excretion, metabolizing healthy hormones, storage of essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamins A, B12, D, E and K; Iron, Copper and so on.
Causes of Biliary Disorders
The main reason for the cause of Biliary disorders nowadays is the lifestyle.
●Lack of fiber intake and nutritional vitamin deficiencies
●Processed food, junk food and unhealthy food are the main culprits for causing Biliary Disorders.
●A low content of acid in the stomach digests the food partly leading to problems in the liver.
●Diabetes type 2 and insulin resistance
●Hormonal imbalances especially in thyroid and estrogen
Indications of a Biliary Disease
●Low acid content in the stomach
●Digestive problems such as bloating, constipation, floating stools, flatulence
●Increased cholesterol and LFTs (Liver Function Tests)
●Increased visceral fat
Safeguarding your Biliary System
●Improve your diet and add foods that cleanse the liver such as chlorophyll-rich leafy vegetables, apples, beets, turmeric, garlic, onion,
walnuts, olive oil, green tea and lime. Avoid processed and junk food and food rich in sugars, trans-fat, artificial sweeteners and flavoring, alcohol and soda.
●Exercising and Yoga improves liver functioning effectively
●Adequate sleep is a must. Staying awake between 11 pm & 1 am causes more damage to the liver since this is the best functioning time. Being awake during this time hampers its functioning.
●Avoid OTC medications such as anti-inflammatory and pain medication. It harms your liver.
●Drink plenty of water to flush out any toxins and enhance the liver functioning.
●Empty your bowels every day in order to augment the biliary function.
●Rule out any metal toxicity, viral, bacterial or parasitic infestation.
Treatment in Homoeopathy
The medicine Doliosis D89 Hepatodol which is a Homoeopathic product is useful for liver and gallbladder disorders. It can be used safely for all ages, without any side effects. Also, it can be taken easily along with other medication.