Chronic Cholecystitis is causes by repeat attacks of a sudden inflammation of the gallbladder. Over time, these attacks cause the gallbladder to become less able to concentrate, store, and release bile. The main symptom is severe pain in the upper right side or upper middle of the abdomen.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Chronic Cholecystitis.
The Chinese Medicine treatment of chronic cholecystitis generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).
The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of chronic cholecystitis:
Need treatment options for chronic cholecystitis and not finding the information you need?
Using our forums our staff and our community may offer guidance with regards to the treatment of chronic cholecystitis.
Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)