Thyroid and Gallbladder Health Connection

Thyroid, gallbladder, Hashimoto’s, Graves’ disease, cholecystectomy, estrogen, estrogen dominance, supplements, diet, treatment

Did you know the thyroid and gallbladder are intricately connected?

Often when someone develops a thyroid condition, they may experience a sluggish gallbladder and even need to have a cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder). On the other hand, following a cholecystectomy, people may find themselves gaining weight, feeling fatigued, and losing hair. This may be the result of a now sluggish thyroid.

This curious interconnection led me to write an article for the website HealthProAdvice titled “The Gallbladder Thyroid Connection: How the Health of One Affects the Other.”

In this article, I outline the following:

  • The roles of the thyroid and gallbladder

  • Diseases and disorders affecting both organs

  • How thyroid disorders affect the gallbladder

  • How gallbladder dysfunction affects the thyroid

  • The role of estrogen in thyroid and gallbladder disease

  • Treatment options for thyroid and gallbladder dysfunction

  • Treatment for excessive estrogen

  • Diets and supplements that may benefit each


I hope you’ll give this article a read. Please pass it along to anyone you know who may be interested or who may be suffering from one of these conditions.

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