Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis
Diverticular disease, including diverticulitis, is linked to a low-fibre diet and more common as people age. Here's how to treat the symptoms.
Surgery for diverticular disease
Diverticular disease of the colon can cause pain and other serious problems. Surgery to remove the affected part of your bowel should prevent your symptoms from coming back.
A bowel obstruction will cause you serious health problems and people with bowel obstruction usually need to be treated in hospital. Find out more here.