Articles for tag: Diverticulosis, Natural Methods

Natural Remedies for Curing Diverticulosis

The term Diverticulosis is used to denote a disease of the colon in which the muscular wall gives way in place and allows the mucus membrane lining the large intestine to form pouches. These pouches are known as diverticula, a name which is derived from the word “diverted”. Decaying particles of food or faecal matter ...

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Black Poop and Its Causes

Talking about the color, shape and consistency of bowel movements may not be a subject that many people talk about on a regular basis, but it is sometimes necessary, especially when health is involved. Although the color of a normal bowel movement varies depending on what a person eats, a majority of people are used ...

Signs and Symptoms of Diverticulitis

Your large intestine is a vital organ involved in your digestive system. It has a complex structure which is specifically adapted to be efficient at absorption of water and other nutrients. Lining the entire large intestine is a layer of smooth muscle. This muscle functions to aid in the movement of food as it is ...

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The Secret Life of an Adult Picky Eater

My mom tells me there is a time in my life when I ate fruits and vegetables like normal people do. Somewhere around the age of three, I developed a mental block that I am still trying to undo to this day. Not only were fruits and vegetables forever banished from my palate, but many ...

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The Pros and Cons of Colonics

The cleansing of the colon using copious amounts of water was a common procedure in the era 1930-1950s. The first instance was recorded in 1500 B.C., in the Ebers Papyrus, a medical instruction book. In the fourth and fifth centuries B.C., colon hydrotherapy was used to treat fever, and Galen in the second century A.D. ...

Different Kinds of Fiber and Related News

Fiber should always be an essential part of our diet, which helps to prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. In developed or western cultures, the intake of dietary fiber is low were diseases including gallbladder and coronary heart disease is more prevalent. Most sources of fiber are non — starch polysaccharides which are found ...

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Symptoms and Natural Treatment of Diverticulitis

***Disclamer: Always consult a medical professional before taking on any new diet, exercise, or taking any medications; natural or otherwise. You assume any risk, and full responsibility for any adverse side affects that may occur should you choose to follow the recommendations in this article; and agree to not hold the Author, Publisher, or any ...

Living with and Managing Diverticulosis

Diverticulosis runs in my husbands family. His sister had two feet of her colon removed a few years ago, and my husband suffers from this disease as well. Here are the lifestyle changes that made a difference for our family. What Is It? What is diverticular disease? I had never heard of it until a ...