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Coping with Diverticulitis: Soothe and heal your gut

Coping with Diverticulitis: Soothe and heal your gut (Paperback)

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Diverticular disease (DD) is a digestive disorder caused by enflamed diverticula, or pouches, in the colon. A common cause is constipation due to lack of fibre in the diet. Diverticulitis is very common, with about 60,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the UK and 300,000 in the USA. Symptoms are usually persistent abdominal pain plus disturbed bowel function (constipation or diarrhoea or alternating between the two). Diverticulitis sometimes becomes very severe leading to perforation of the bowel, forming an abscess or rarely peritonitis. This best-selling book looks at the treatment and self-management of DD - while the doctor can help, particularly with antibiotics, much can be done by the individual to minimise the effects of this condition. This new edition updates this best-selling book. Topics include: The medical treatment of diverticular disease Probiotics ('good' or 'friendly' live bacteria and yeasts said to be good for digestive health The increase of diverticular disease in the population Effects of diverticular disease

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with illnessMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineGastroenterology Publisher: SPCK Publishing Publication Date: 15/09/2016 ISBN-13: 9781847094377  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Cartwright has 20 years experience of working for patient and self-help associations, as Assistant Director of the National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease, Director of the British Stammering Association and National Development Officer of the Self-Help Alliance. He is a Trustee of the Bladder & Bowel Foundation. Peter has an MSc in Microbiology and an MA in Sociology. He is the author of three books for the general public on intestinal health, two of them for Sheldon. He has given over 40 lectures on DD and on probiotics to doctors in 10 countries.

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