What does acute diverticulitis mean?

Answer Diverticula are small pouches that develop in the digestive tract in some people, most often after age 40. Acute diverticulitis occurs if these pouches become inflamed or infected, according to the... Read More »

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How to Treat Diverticulitis?

Diverticulitis is caused by inflammation and infection of small pouches that form in the digestive tract, especially in people older than 40. The condition that forms the pouches (diverticulosis) c... Read More »

Diverticulitis & Back Pain?

According to Web MD, about 80 percent of Americans experience back pain at some point. It comes in many forms (low, middle or upper pain) and includes many causes. The abdominal pain caused by dive... Read More »

Can you eat sushi if you have sigmoid diverticulitis?

I have a friend that lost 1/3 of her colon to diverticulitis and eats it about 4 times a week. Avoid the sesame seeds which are used as a garnish. Your sushi chef may have them ground up if you pre... Read More »

What are the foods I can eat with diverticulitis that won't hurt my stomach?

I recently spent 7 days in the hospital recovering from an especially severe case of diverticulitis. There are three stages to the problem, when not showing any symptoms you have diverticulosis (th... Read More »