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Yes, there is a connection between gallbladder disease and obesity. Obesity is a medical condition measured on the basis of Body Mass Index(BMI) by measuring body weight with height. Obesity may develop diseases such as hypertension, metabolic diseases, heart diseases, gallbladder diseases, diabetes and also cancer. The gallbladder is one of the important organs that stores and concentrates bile which is produced in the liver and released into the small intestine. There are a number of gallbladder diseases such as cholecystitis(inflammation of the organ), cholelithiasis(presence of gallstones), gallbladder polyps and gallbladder cancer. It can affect anyone at any point of time irrespective of age and gender but mostly affects people who are overweight or obese, especially women and children.

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