Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, far more severe and persistent than "Common” cystitis.
Frequency of urination may be up to 60 times a day in severe cases, in early or very mild cases, frequency is sometimes the only symptom. There is a sensation of having to urinate immediately, which may also be accompanied by pain. Generalised pain in the lower abdominal, urethral or vaginal area. Pain may also be associated with sexual intercourse. Men with Interstitial Cystitis may experience testicular, scrotal and/or perineal pain, and painful ejaculation.
Some patients also report muscle and joint pain, migraines, allergic reactions and gastrointestinal problems, it appears that Interstitial Cystitis has an association with certain other chronic diseases and pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome. Many patients, however, have only bladder symptoms.
Interstitial Cystitis falls in the category of an autoimmune disorder - so we strongly recommend that you read the protocol outlined in the article Factors Involved In Auto-Immune Disorders And Effective, Natural Treatment Protocols
The natural remedies suggested are nutritionally balanced solutions that tend to raise overall health. They contain enzymes and many other naturally occurring phyto-nutrients shown to help reverse and prevent disease generally by optimizing the immune and hormonal systems.
We particularly recommend the addition of Plant Sterols and Sterolins
to the diet to calm down the excess B cell production, i.e. the auto-immune response, so that healing is encouraged.
The Most Effective Natural Remedies for Interstitial Cystitis
to gradually eliminate infections such as candida, mycoplasma and other known or unknown infections that are almost always present and contribute to Interstitial Cystitis
to help relieve the inflammation and discomfort and digest degraded protein material contributing to the disorder.
to provide nutrients to help the repair of the lining of the bladder and other connective tissue throughout the body.