I once read an online comment by a medical person to the effect that the gall bladder is really expendable, ". . . otherwise we wouldn't remove them with such impunity. . ." But I wonder.
Interesting.... yes they tie off one jugular sometimes in the medical world b/c we don't really need 2??? But I think we now know differently!
I may have misunderstood this as it was explained to me, but I was given to believe that the reason I was having gallstones/gallbladder attacks in the first place was that I wasn't metabolizing fats properly, thus the stones developed?? Then after the gallbladder is removed, the function of the gallbladder is done by the liver?? I didn't pay a whole lot of attention - and should have!! I guess when you think about that, ingesting a fatty meal would likely bring on another attack, right?!? I would not say that at the time I had my gallbladder removed, I ate a very fatty diet, compared to now, anyways.... but I have always heard that gallstones are a result of a fatty diet - I always thought it was an old wives tale, now I wonder.
I was recently in a health food store purchasing a bunch of supplements that are recommended by Dr. Bill Code for pre & post procedure. Interestingly, more oils (Omega, emu oil, krill oil...) than I had been supplementing with in the past, must be something to the need to get those essential fatty acids into our bodies - hope it helps, I'm sure it can't hurt!