How can a vegetarian diet affect diverticulitis?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Going vegetarian can help improve many health conditions, but will it make a difference in diverticulitis? In this video, Dr. Oz and Dr. Linda Lee discuss the connection between diet and diverticulitis.


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Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis occurs when diverticula (small, bulging pouches in the digestive tract) become infected or inflamed. Some signs of diverticulitis include severe pain, bloating that persists for weeks, constipation and blood in your ...

stool. Treatment includes changes in diet, antibiotics and surgery.
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