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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    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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    NP, UPATSY. But there is probably a function herein to allow you to remove/edit your posts. Maybe one of our senior members might have an idea?

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