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Is there a natural cure for diverticulitis?

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Is there a natural cure for diverticulitis?     Currently very little is known about the use of a natural cure for diverticulitis, though this article explores current thinking about the most promising alternative natural methods which may help ease the condition. Diverticulitis is a digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall. Diverticulitis occurs when one of these pouches becomes inflamed. The cause of diverticulitis is unknown. A high-fibre diet and increased frequency of […]

Eat Nuts Every Day

Eat Nuts Every Day

Eat Nuts Every Day Eat nuts every day and live longer, that’s the results of a study that looked at eating nuts and links to various diseases and longevity. Data was analysed over a thirty year period and from over 120,000 people. There appeared to be no difference between tree growing nuts such as cashew nuts and ground growing nuts such as peanuts. Just a handful a day appears to be enough to bring about these benefits. The data also […]

About Diverticulitis

 About Diverticulitis There is some recent news about diverticulitis or diverticulosis, which is a condition wherein small pouches appear in the large intestine and has been graphically likened to weakened portions of a tyre that protrude outwards under pressure. An article in the New York Times explains the appearance of this condition which has only happened in modern times. It says: “People living in industrialized countries have paid some hefty health-related prices for their relatively affluent lives, like high rates […]

Diagnosis of Diverticulitis

Diagnosis of Diverticulitis Diverticulitis is an infection or inflammation of the pouches in the digestive tract, most commonly affecting the sigmoid colon, which is part of the large intestine. It typically affects people over the age of 40, but it is not uncommon for a younger person to experience diverticulitis. Complications of diverticulitis could affect nearby organs and emergency surgery is sometimes required if the intestine has ruptured. The most common symptom of diverticulitis is abdominal pain. The most common […]

Preventing Diverticulitis

Preventing Diverticulitis Diverticulitis is a serious disease which is both painful and dangerous. Once diverticula, which are small sacs, grow on colon walls, they will not heal. Inflammation and rupture of these sacs may cause serious and life threatening infections. Preventative measure can be taken to ensure digestive health and the prevention of diverticulitis. Doctors are unsure about what causes diverticulitis. It is believed that a low fiber diet may pay a role. Without fiber to add bulk to the […]

Diverticulitis – Symptoms and Treatments

Diverticulitis – Symptoms and Treatments Diverticulitis is a serious disease which is both painful and dangerous. Once diverticula, which are small sacs, grow on colon walls, they will not heal. Inflammation and rupture of these sacs may occur and cause serious and life threatening infections. Preventative measure can be taken to ensure digestive health and the prevention of diverticulitis. Doctors are unsure about what causes diverticulitis. It is believed that a low fiber diet may pay a role. Without fiber […]

Diverticula

Diverticula Diverticulitis is a serious disease which is both painful and dangerous. Once diverticula, which are small sacs, grow on colon walls, they will not heal. Inflammation and rupture of these sacs may occur and cause serious and life threatening infections. Preventative measure can be taken to ensure digestive health and the prevention of diverticulitis. Doctors are unsure about what causes diverticulitis. It is believed that a low fiber diet may pay a role. Without fiber to add bulk to […]

Risk Factors For Diverticulitis and Simple Steps To Prevention

Risk Factors For Diverticulitis and Simple Steps To Prevention As in any disease, knowing what the risk factors for the disease are can help individuals to be aware of the potential for the disease occurring so that they may seek medical advise and prevention if it is possible. There are some risk factors that are associated with the occurrence of diverticulitis. Risk Factors For Diverticulitis and Simple Steps To Prevention   Medical personnel have noticed that individuals who have a […]

Self-Care For Mild Diverticulitis

Self-Care For Mild Diverticulitis If you have been diagnosed with having mild diverticulitis you have more than likely been given oral antibiotics and orders to rest and eat a liquid or low-fiber diet. You are extremely grateful that your diverticulitis did not turn out to be severe or that you did not experience any complications from the disease. You do however, wish to learn all you can about self-care that you can do at home to help your body heal […]