An insight into this condition that can cause great disruption to the bowel as we get older. Our intestinal lining can develop pouches within it as we age. If these areas of the lower bowel become inflamed it can cause varying degrees of digestive symptoms such as cramping, bloating, diarrhoea and make you feel quite unwell. We discuss the different factors that need consideration with regard to preventing the inflammation. Discover more about the connections between the health of your digestive system and gut bacteria and how to stop further attacks.