Diverticular disease – Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis:
Diverticulosis: This is characterised by the development of the diverticulae (sac-like protrusions) in the wall of the bowel. This condition is usually acquired, and most commonly occurs in the sigmoid colon (95-98%); however it can also involve the descending, ascending and transverse colon.
Diverticulitis: Is the inflammation of one or more diverticulae. Common signs and symptoms of diverticulitis include:
Pain, fever and often nausea and vomiting
Altered bowel habits
Painless rectal bleeding due to haemorrhage from the colon
How can the team at NDH help?
Our practitioners can assist with diverticular disease (diverticulosis) by using herbal and nutritional supplementation to promote healthy digestive functions and secretions and correct gut microbial balance.
Call our professional staff on 60210557 to book an consultation.