Gallstone disease (cholelithiasis) is a big problem of our time. Bad water, fatty food, passive lifestyle — all these factors contribute to its appearance. Unfortunately, our compatriots have been increasingly suffering from this disease lately. And most of them are women, especially elderly ones. How can this be explained and how to protect your body from stones in the gallbladder, says the surgeon, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor of the Department of the Medical Academy named after Georgievsky — Usein Basnayev.