Beat those holiday cholesterol

Who haven’t eaten ham during the holidays? Or haven’t you larded your fingers with lechon, the star of the dining table? You guiltily said yes!

You forget about self control and indulge yourself with high-cholesterol food saying, “I’ll skip my healthy diet just this one month.” The next thing you knew, your New Year kicked off with either right upper abdominal pains or worse — gallstones.

Gallstones may occur in all age groups with sizes ranging from microscopic to more than an inch. They are not formed overnight. It may take months or even years to form a gallstone without immediately feeling its symptoms.

The most common symptom of gallstones is abdominal pain, which may last for hours. Pain may be felt in the upper abdomen, back, between the shoulder blades, and under the right shoulder. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, jaundice and clay-colored stools.

Gallstones, which are crystallized bile salts or cholesterol in the gallbladder, are believed to be caused by low-fiber and high-cholesterol diets with lots of processed starchy food.

So whether you ate too much over the holidays or consumed high-cholesterol foods, start your 2014 right by detoxifying your gallbladder.

Rowachol is an effective medicine with mixture of ingredients improving the functions of the liver and gallbladder.

It reduces cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG Co-A reductase, which is involved in the production of cholesterol in the liver. With low levels of cholesterol in the bile, gallstones are dissolved and are prevented from forming.

Gallstones can be diagnosed via ultrasound or a gallbladder scan. It may be treated by taking medications like Rowachol or by cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal).

The gallbladder is a small organ located under the liver which aids in the digestive where to buy generic viagra process. It stores bile, a fluid produced by the liver, which is secreted to the small intestine the moment food enters for an efficient digestion.

Rowachol is exclusively distributed in the Philippines by New Marketlink Pharmaceutical Corporation (NMPC) and is available in all Mercury Drugstores nationwide. For more information, ask your doctor about Rowachol or contact NMPC hotline at 826-5838 to 47.#

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