Diverticulitis is a chronic gastrointestinal tract condition in which pockets like structure (also known as a ‘Diverticula’) formed as a weak point in Mucosa and sub mucosa layers of the colonic wall. Here the Term ‘Diverticula’ represent the small sized pockets in the intestinal walls, usually occur in lower part of the large Intestine (Colon) are quite common in people who are above age of 40 yrs. without causing serious problem.
Diverticulitis can lead to perforations or tears which create infections, blockage and sometime bleeding due to protruding pockets that can create in bring down piece of digestive organ. Gentle instance of Diversities cab be treated with sound eating regimen and complete rest, yet there is some special medicine required.
-In General, thickening of the muscular layer due to deposit of collagen and elastin of colonic wall have been consistently observed in ‘Diverticulitis’. It is believed that this imbalance of structure affects both mobility, increased intraluminal pressure and effectiveness of peristalsis with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Main cause of Diverticulitis is obscure to present day restorative science but it is said to be the formation of high pressure on the walls of the colons from inside are possible causes of this condition.
In Ayurveda wisdom, Digestion is the key to health and all disease ultimately is a result of poor digestion that is explained as ‘Mandagani’, and come under the ‘Udara Roga’ (Disease of Digestion System) and here are prime symptoms is Abdominal Pain.
In Ayur Healthcare, first line of treatment is increasing power of ‘Agni’ (Digestive fire) which promotes the Healthy function of the gut.
High Fibre diet should be increased including Fruit & Vegetables, like Cauliflower, Raisins, Cabbage, Berries, Green leafy vegetable, Celery, Beans, Guava, Figs, Flax seed, Orange, Mushroom etc
Practitioners of Ayur Healthcare advice drink good amount of water.7-8 Glass of water every day.
Tea, Coffee, Milk product or Dairy product, alcohol consumption, smoking, excessive spicy food, heavy non-vegetarian food and fried food should be cut down.
Do not hold natural urges, because as per Ayurveda, natural urges is signal to the an individual to act, need to be attended immediately. suppression of natural urges will lead to constipation.