• Long-standing and untreated disease may lead to other complications, such as ulcerative jejunitis (ulcer formation of the small bowel) and stricturing (narrowing as a result of scarring with obstruction of the bowel). (wikipedia.org)
  • Members were chosen to be broadly representative of clinicians and academics with a long term interest and publication record in the field of functional bowel disease. (bmj.com)
  • Sometimes, inflamed diverticula can cause narrowing of the bowel, leading to an obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Related pathologies may include: Bowel obstruction Peritonitis Abscess Fistula Bleeding Strictures The causes of diverticulitis are poorly understood, with approximately 40 percent due to genes and 60 percent due to environmental factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, PHGG has been shown to have prebiotic properties by acidifying bowel contents and increasing gut microflora. (wikipedia.org)
  • Solabegron relaxes the bladder smooth muscle by stimulating β3 adrenoceptors, a novel mechanism compared with older established drug treatments for overactive bladder syndrome such as the anticholinergic agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • News articles, alternative supplement information and medication details on the syndrome. (dmoztools.net)
  • Antidepressants can calm the bowel as well as relieving depression. (saga.co.uk)
  • Mucous is a normal secretion of the bowel, although most of the time it cannot be seen. (healingwell.com)
  • Exercise promotes normal bowel function and reduces pressure inside the colon, which can reduce the risk of diverticulitis attacks. (healingwell.com)