• Important Signs and Symptoms of Diverticulitis

    One year ago - By Active Beat

    Diverticulosis (the presence of pea-sized diverticula, or pockets, in the lining of the bowel) is common and quite harmless. It affects about 10-percent of the world's population by the time they reach 50-years of age, and approximately 50-percent by the time they reach 80-years-old. The good news is that it will stop there for most, and no further symptoms will ever manifest.
    However, when diverticula grow and place pressure on the intestinal walls-via bowel movements, constipation, gas, waste, or liquid-the intestinal walls weaken and diverticulitis develops, causing pain and several...
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