Week 2 Discussion Question 1

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Week 2 Discussion Question 1 The two common digestive problems I chose are diverticulosis and irritable bowel syndrome. Diverticulosis Diverticulosis is an illness where pouches called diverticula form in the wall of the colon. The pouches may not create any symptoms, or they may bleed or become agonizing, swollen, or infected. Symptoms may include diarrhea and cramping abdominal pain, with no fever, or other sign of an infection. Diverticula are developed when pressure pushes the wall of the large intestine (colon) centrifugal at specific weak spots. These pouches may be tinier than a pencil lead or larger than 0.25 inches in diameter (Bakhru, 2009). The pouches become more probable with maturity. While these pouches are normally found in the colon, diverticula can develop in almost all areas of the digestive tract. Most people are unaware that they have this digestive problem. What are some of the ways these two digestive problems can be remedied or relieved? One remedy that doctors may offer to people who suffer from Diverticulosis is the surgical removal of the pouches. Alternative nonsurgical home remedy methods to relieving this illness, could relieve the symptoms by adding fiber in the person's diet, drinking plenty water, fruit and vegetable juices, regular exercise, and avoid any food that decrease gas, pain, or other symptoms. Additionally, using vitamins can
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