Biliary Colic – Gallbladder

Biliary colic causes pain in the upper part of the abdomen, usually under the right side of the rib cage.  It happens when something blocks the normal flow of bile from the gallbladder. Bile is the liquid that helps digest fats. Bile is made in the liver and stored in the gallbladder. When a meal […]

Preventing Kidney Stones

Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone will surely remember it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the little stone passes through the urinary tract and out of the body. For many people, kidney stones are not a one-time thing. According to the American Urological Association, urinary stones are estimated to […]