Definitions for "Diverticular Disease"
The Condition"...In over 90% of cases, serious diverticulitis affects the sigmoid colon, in the lower left side of the abdomen..." Related Topic"...The most common symptoms of diverticulitis are abdominal pain and tenderness around the left side of the lower abdomen..."
Recommendation High/Increased Fiber Diet"...Both soluble and insoluble fibers are important in helping to maintain regular bowel movements..."
Related Topic"...Diverticulosis may not cause any symptoms but could include mild cramps, bloating and constipation - all of which are common to other conditions such as IBS or ulcers..." Recommendation High/Increased Fiber Diet"...Complications from intestinal diseases such as diverticulosis or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are prevented by a diet rich in high fiber foods..."