Is there any way to prevent gallbladder disease?

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There are a number of gallbladder diseases. Some of the most common include gallstones and inflammation of the gallbladder. A good way to decrease the likelihood of developing these conditions is to maintain a healthy, low-fat diet and a healthy weight. It is also important to stay well hydrated.
There is no proven way to prevent gallbladder disease, but you can reduce some risk factors for it. The biggest risk factor for gallbladder disease is obesity. Consuming a low-fat diet and exercising regularly may help you achieve and maintain a normal weight, which in turn may reduce your risk for gallbladder disease.

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