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How can diverticulitis be prevented?
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Dr. John Edmison
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: It can't
There are no proven strategies known to prevent diverticulitis.
The cause (pathogenesis) of diverticulitis is an area of active research. Avoiding seeds, nuts, etc has been unfounded and no longer recommended. Fiber is recommended more for prevention of diverticulosis rather than diverticulitis.

In brief: It can't
There are no proven strategies known to prevent diverticulitis.
The cause (pathogenesis) of diverticulitis is an area of active research. Avoiding seeds, nuts, etc has been unfounded and no longer recommended. Fiber is recommended more for prevention of diverticulosis rather than diverticulitis.
Dr. John Edmison
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diverticulitis.
All what we know is changing, and the answer is probably nothing.
A study that came outma week ago states that a low fiber diet is helpful. I do tell my patients to chew seeds and nuts carefully, and not to get constipated.

In brief: Diverticulitis.
All what we know is changing, and the answer is probably nothing.
A study that came outma week ago states that a low fiber diet is helpful. I do tell my patients to chew seeds and nuts carefully, and not to get constipated.
Dr. Alain Ades
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fiber
Good general nutrition with added fiber in your diet will be helpful.

In brief: Fiber
Good general nutrition with added fiber in your diet will be helpful.
Dr. Michael Silverman
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