GallStones & Digestive Health

GallStones & Digestive Health

Dr. Andy Marrone, D.C. – Enzyme Nutrition Specialist – GallStones

Clinic Director, Redmond Ridge Nutrition & Chiropractic


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Gall Bladder with gallstones

Do you have a history of gallstones, or gall bladder surgery?  Have you suffered from constipation with a light colored stool?  Can you tolerate spicy or fatty foods?  Do you suffer from chronic pain under the bottom of the rib cage?  The pain would be on the right and side underneath the front of the ribcage.  This is sometimes paired with a stiff shoulder or shoulders.

This can be a sign of dietary imbalance.  Either you are not eating enough complex carbohydrates, or your body has difficulty absorbing and using them.  In order to properly digest and use complex carbs, your body needs specific enzymes.  Although your body can produce these enzymes this ability decreases as we age.  In fact, it diminishes up to 70% by age 40.

Many believe their chronic pain comes from a physical or mechanical cause.  Unfortunately, this may not be the case.  Chronic pain in specific areas of the body can be a sign of nutritional stress.  It often represents a stressed organ, tissue or system.  That stress is usually nutritional in nature.

The Natural Approach to Support Healthy Gall Bladder Function

If you suffer from any of the symptoms listed above, try increasing your intake of COMPLEX carbs.  Your complex carbs should come from fruits and vegetables, not whole grains, breads or cereals.  If you still have problems, give us a call to set up a consultation.

Have you had gallstones?  Do you suffer from constipation?  Do you have chronic rib pain?  Give us a call and set up a consultation.  We will take the time to sit down and talk with you about your suffering.  We will even do some preliminary testing to determine if you are a good candidate for care.  If you’re not, we will make every effort to find an appropriate referral.


After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.