FODMAPs and Diverticulitis

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I am curious as to others' experience re the role of high-FODMAP foods in DD. In treating a current flare, I discovered that many low-fiber (and thus traditionally gut-friendly) foods I had chosen to ride out my flare were in fact high FODMAPs. Once I stopped those, things calmed down considerably.

Anyone else confronting this? Thanks.

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    Hi there, I've been on the FODMAP diet for years to help my A Fib. It did nothing to help my diverticulitis. In fact I'm scheduled for a resection May 6th.

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      Ya the FODMAP diet has been amazing for my Afib. Someone on the Afib forum on this site suggested it. Especially the one from Stanford university in the US as there seems to be quite a variety of versions that are a little sketchy out there. Give it a try. It made a huge difference for me.

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    Hi, i have been following the low fodmap diet since October and i

    must say it has improved my symptoms drastically. I did it under the guidance of an nhs nutritionist and am currently starting to reintroduce foods one by one. Before the diet I had 10 flare ups over the year, now i have not had one since October. Feel free to ask me any questions.

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      Thanks, Hilary. I guess right now I am trying to determine whether/how FODMAPs might hinder my ability to manage my DD without antibiotics. Not that I am anti-drug or anything; just that I react so badly to the usual American pairing of Cipro and Flagyl. Left me feeling worse than ever in my life.

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    Hi

    Please forgive my ignorance, but what is FODMAP?

    I will now google it, but so often find that hearing someone's personal experience can be more beneficial than simply reading a paper on the subject.

    Many thanks in anticipation.

    Patsy x

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    Hi again

    Please ignore my post a few minutes asking what Fodmaps are. I have just googled it and see it is the diet I am already following, I just did not know the Fodmap term .

    Regards

    Patsy x

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