Gallbladder Disorder

Gallbladder disorder is a group of conditions related to the pathology of the gallbladder. These conditions are typically characterized by right hypochondriac and epigastric distention and pain, a bitter taste in the mouth, and frequent sighing. The bitter taste is often a sign of stasis and backflow of bile, while the frequent sighing indicates the emotional etiology and resulting qi constraint underlying many gallbladder pathologies. The sighing is the body's attempt to alleviate constraint by opening the chest and physically pumping the liver-gallbladder system beneath the diaphragm.