Jeh

194d

How have you been able to manage IC over time.

Chronic interstitial cystitis

Citric Acid

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  • Drea7

    193d

    I don’t take any medication, I used to, but I just sort of stay away from the things that causes flare ups. For me that includes caffeine, anything with citric acid, and some spicy foods. I drink tons of water and I have also done bladder training and only get up 1-2 times a night to use to restroom

  • Grasshopper73

    189d

    Diet, figure out the foods that trigger and avoid them or only eat in moderation

  • 100Percent_K

    189d

    Diet, pelvic floor PT, and proper medications (anti-histamines & hormones for me personally)

  • abnormal

    186d

    Every other week I have to go in for another bladder instillation. They put a chemical cocktail into me via catheter. I have to avoid certain foods. Everything else we've tried (diagnosed over a decade ago) hasn't changed my symptoms. Not elmiron, or vaginal Valium, or pyridium, etc. Too many to list.

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