Category Archives: IBS, Colitis, Crohns

Diet for diverticulitis?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I have been treated for diverticulitis. My doctor has put me through several tests and we are waiting for the results. How should I eat and manage my lifestyle? A: I recommend you wait until all the test results are in and your primary physician makes a specific diagnosis before you…

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Recommendations for irritable bowel syndrome?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Do you have any recommendations for treating someone with irritable bowel syndrome? A: Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS is a relatively new condition reflecting the current socioeconomic status of our population. It is categorized as an autoimmune condition in which the intestinal infrastructure is irritated due to an overactive immune system….

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