Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis (cont.)
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Eating a high-fiber diet will not only decrease a person's chance of getting diverticulitis; it will benefit health in other ways such as by lowering the risk of colon cancer and possibly heart disease.
In a significant number of people, diverticulitis recurs after it has been treated. The second episode may be worse than the first. See a health care practitioner at the first sign of recurring symptoms.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
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