CategoryDiverticulitis

  • Diverticular Disease and Diet

    Diverticular Disease and Diet

    As patients become older or as the result of certain health problems, the diverticula (located in the colon or large intestine) develop weak spots over time, which can cause the colon to bulge. For some, this can cause inflammation and a more...

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  • Small Pockets In Your Digestive Tract Can Lead To Big Problems

    Small Pockets In Your Digestive Tract Can Lead To Big Problems

    If you’ve found yourself experiencing severe abdominal pain, nausea, fever, and a drastic change in your bowel habits, you may have a gastrointestinal disease known as diverticulitis. This is a fairly common condition, and one that can be treated...

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  • Your Colon Is the Culprit

    Your Colon Is the Culprit

    When abdominal cramping lands you in the ER, and it is your colon’s fault, it’s not just a stomach bug. If you have diverticulitis, this is exactly what can happen! Diverticula are bulging pockets that form in the colon, and when one or more...

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