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Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 5:24pm
Hello I have been diagnosed with diverticulitis...my symptoms are very very mild almost no pain per say.....what I do have is fever(probably infection) and hi blood pressure which is trying to push it out..

surgery is not an option for me as it can IMO do more harm then good..

I would like other O types to chime in that have this horrendous disease to let me know what you do to get  you by..

Thank you

Lawrence

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Posted by: maukik, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 5:44pm; Reply: 1
I know you are asking for O types, so you can ignore my posting, if you like.

Are you compliant with your O blood type diet?  Do you know if you are a secretor or not?

I had a few diverticulitis spells. It was horrible pain. I have not had any since sticking to the BTD.

I took antibiotics at the time, because I knew I was not eating right and I wanted out of pain. I hope to never have to take antibiotics again. It just makes the digestive tract that much harder to work properly. It takes some time to build the health of the gut back to a good state.

I couldn't live without Dr D's probiotics daily.
Posted by: Andrea AWsec, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 5:50pm; Reply: 2
ARA 6 and a blood type O probiotic would be the best to decrease inflammation.
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:03pm; Reply: 3
Thanks for your replys :)

I have no idea if i am a secreter or not ...I am/was on a keto type diet to experiment with ...and its making me more sick so i am going to go back to hard core O type diet. I do not take any antibiotic except to make some very hi PPM silver colliods for the infection ...

I was trying to cut down carbs much lower then the Blood type diet and higher fat but i am thinking the foods i am eating that have hi fat are not good for O types

Lawrence
Posted by: KimonoKat, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:14pm; Reply: 4
Welcome Lawrence,

Can you share with us:
How long have you been following the Blood Type Diet?
What specific plan are you following (Blood Type basic, Genotype or SWAMI)?
What has your diet been like so far?
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:22pm; Reply: 5
Hi

Like I said I am now going back to the BTb diet I have nothing else conclusive to go on I dont have the money to get the tests :( with that said..about 3 years ago I started to go off the diet and eat what my Girlfriend was eating I have gained weight and my health has been going down hill ever-since..not feeling well or have energy

but the matter at hand right now is my constant fevers and higher blood pressure caused by my diverticulitis ..I know for a fact this is whats causing the issues because sometimes i feel ok and my bp is normal without fever

Lawrence
Posted by: KimonoKat, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:36pm; Reply: 6
I would recommend eating 100% beneficials for the next couple of weeks. You need to be sure to eliminate all lectins that could be problematic for you.

Consider also going grain free for this short period, except for basamati rice. Keep your serving of rice down to less than 1/2 cup, once a day, and increase your vegetable intake.

Consider also going dairy free for this short period of time, except for eggs.

Make some ghee yourself so you can add this pre-cursor food to your diet to nourish your micro-villi in the small intestine.

http://www.dadamo.com/B2blogs/blogs/index.php/2009/01/15/butyrate-and-ghee?blog=27

Sharing with the best of intentions.
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:45pm; Reply: 7
Thank you I will give this a try...I feel like an idiot that I went away from this diet that when i fell off the wagon 3 years ago I was in the best shape of my life + felt good ....Darn GF LOL

need to find someone who will be supportive :)

anyways I have been grain free but eating way more dairy then I have any right too...  plus drinking coffee with lots of heavy cream high fat etc..

Lawrence
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:52pm; Reply: 8
I found this on the net If this is against the rules please forgive me and remove it...

http://www.livingnaturally.com/PDFDocs/8/89fe37a7bb7a4e388cbfbcf2845c1826.PDF
Posted by: Dianne, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 6:57pm; Reply: 9
All excellent recommendations, one of the vegetables that help a lot also is okra. When I was experiencing problems, I would consume a bag of frozen okra as my first meal of the day with jasmine white rice and some ghee. If the bowels are inflamed, white rice is gentler as the fibre of the brown rices can be more irritating until the inflammation is under control.  :)
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 7:03pm; Reply: 10
Hello Dianne what is okra? I mean what does it taste like?
Posted by: ABJoe, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 7:49pm; Reply: 11
Quoted from sk8ter
I feel like an idiot that I went away from this diet that when i fell off the wagon 3 years ago I was in the best shape of my life + felt good ....Darn GF LOL

need to find someone who will be supportive :)

Supportive is great, but you need to be strong enough to do what is right for your health in spite of support or not...  If she walks away because she doesn't want to be part of your good health, so be it - at least you'll have health to share with someone who does care...
Posted by: KimonoKat, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 8:15pm; Reply: 12
Those food lists may not be accurate.

If you can find one of the health series books, I'd follow that. Any one will do, really, since you can't afford supplements. The idea is to get you down to foods that are just beneficial.

Coffee, dairy, all are very bad irritants/inflammatory for Type O.

You need to get on green tea.

You "know" in your gut that this is the way to eat for you. You've learned the hard way. If the person in your life cannot respect that or support that, then what does that say to you?

Be strong. We are here to listen and help guide you.  Open up a thread in the Little Fishes forum if you need to vent. People will drop in to support you.

Sharing with the best of intentions. <3
Posted by: sk8ter, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 8:44pm; Reply: 13
my apologies  I didn't mean to sound like it was my ex GF fault ...life just happens sometimes..


Thank you for your reply  :)
Posted by: DoS, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 9:25pm; Reply: 14
I'd follow the cardiovascular and intestinal protocols.
Posted by: Possum, Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:41am; Reply: 15
Hi Lawrence, I'd second the grain free approach and if you feel your body needs more fat than what's on 'the list', I wouldn't worry...
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