You Have a lot of Gall

Submitted by ub on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 14:30

Not me since I had my gall bladder removed earlier this year and lost 30 lbs. Here is my one and only proof, other than the mounting hospital bills.

I wish I had gall, and since the gall bladder contains bile which I'm told is very bitter that gives rise to the use meaning "you've got a lot of bitterness/rancor". And as one of my neighbors like to say "In any event".

I was always tired after eating and sometimes wanted to regurgitate, so if you're feeling these symptoms, you're not alone. It is a very common and often occurs after eating carbohydrates. This is a public service since some will eat too much stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet pumpkin pie, etc.

The most usual cause is a blood sugar imbalance - insulin resistance to be specific. And you don't have to have a full-blown diagnosis of insulin resistance to be experiencing symptoms. So, if you're lucky, you can nip it in the bud by simple dietary changes. If it has progressed, you may also need some supplemental help getting that sugar into the cells before you find yourself a diabetic.

Blood sugar imbalances have two sides to the coin, too much and too little. That's hyperglycemia (too much sugar in the blood or insulin resistance) and hypoglycemia (low sugar in the blood). Usually, we start out with symptoms of hypoglycemia and gradually develop those of hyperglycemia. When our blood sugar is low, we eat sugar which raises the blood sugar which the body works hard and quickly to remove from the blood. Then it crashes and we reach for the carbs again. It's like a see-saw, low begets high and high brings on low.

Take a look at the symptoms which often accompany low blood sugar:

Crave sweets during the day
Irritable if meals are missed
Depend on coffee to keep yourself going or started
Get lightheaded if meals are missed
Eating relieves fatigue
Feel shaky, jittery, or have tremors
Agitated, easily upset, nervous
Poor memory/forgetful
Blurred vision

We're on a roller coaster of blood sugar and eventually end up leaning towards the high side. This is insulin resistance which results from over-stimulating the insulin cells by overeating carbs or sugar until they are no longer effective: the cells become resistant to the insulin which is trying to transport the sugar molecule out of the blood and into the cells where it can be used.

Blood sugar problems could affect your thyroid which results in being more tired and makes it all the worse. Carbohydrate gets stored as fat in the body and contributes to the formation of gallstones as well as high cholesterol. Adaptogenic herbs support the body's response to stress, and an imbalanced blood sugar puts lots of stress on the body.

Go see a doctor and take a look at the following Mayo link. No\t that mayo, but lay off the mayo.…