Diverticular Disease

Living Positively

Managing diverticular diseases

Through several life style changes, it is possible to manage diverticular disease and even prevent it from worsening. Try to make the following changes to help you keep living your life your way:

Increase Your Fibre Intake

Stock pile your diet with tons of fibrous fruits and vegetables. Things like bran and oats are also a great idea. If you’re really struggling, you can also use a fibre supplement to help you easily increase your intake. However, always make sure to talk to your doctor before adding any new supplements to your diet.Also, be sure to add more fibre to your diet gradually. Too much fibre too fast can lead to things like bloating and excessive gas.

Drink More Water

Drinking lots of water will help you to avoid becoming constipated, and will increase the fluidity of stool, helping you to pass your stool more easily.

Exercise

It’s important to keep things moving! Regular exercise is important for good digestive health and helps to reduce stress. Although stress is not a cause of diverticular disease, stress can aggravate symptoms or make them feel more noticeable.

Living Positively

Managing diverticular diseases

Through several life style changes, it is possible to manage diverticular disease and even prevent it from worsening. Try to make the following changes to help you keep living your life your way:

Increase Your Fibre Intake

Stock pile your diet with tons of fibrous fruits and vegetables. Things like bran and oats are also a great idea. If you're really struggling, you can also use a fibre supplement to help you easily increase your intake. However, always make sure to talk to your doctor before adding any new supplements to your diet.Also, be sure to add more fibre to your diet gradually. Too much fibre too fast can lead to things like bloating and excessive gas.

Drink More Water

Drinking lots of water will help you to avoid becoming constipated, and will increase the fluidity of stool, helping you to pass your stool more easily.

Exercise

It's important to keep things moving! Regular exercise is important for good digestive health and helps to reduce stress. Although stress is not a cause of diverticular disease, stress can aggravate symptoms or make them feel more noticeable.

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