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IC new treatments

IC TREATMENTS As per the website ichelp.org At this time there is no cure for interstitial cystitis (IC). There are, however, many available treatment options to help relieve the symptoms of bladder pain, urgency, and frequency. For most people with … Continue reading

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Relationships and IC

Quoting directly from the website http://www.ichelp.org IC and Intimacy Interstitial Cystitis (IC) can have a disruptive effect on sexuality and relationships. In a survey conducted by theInterstitial Cystitis Association (ICA), at least 90 percent of patients reported that their IC … Continue reading

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IC and time to diagnosis

In light of my recent correspondence with IC patients it seems that for a lot of them a  long time elapsed between their illness and actual diagnosis.A lot of cases seem borderline IC.Sometimes a doctor diagnoses that a person doesn’t … Continue reading

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IC treatment options

Please note that I am  not a medical practitioner and have merely  utilized the information on Interstitial cystitis found online.I am also not affiliated with any author or to any clinic or hospital This is a really useful article about … Continue reading

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Ic medicines prices and drug assistance programmes

IC medicines are often very expensive and patients struggle to afford them.Sometimes cheaper generic drugs are available. Here is an interesting article about IC medicines and generic options. http://www.ic-network.com/patient-resources/drug-assistance-programs/

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IC menu options-part 2 with recipe links

Please note- Although there is  lemon or lime and black pepper mentioned as an ingredient in some recipes please leave it out or add it in very small quantities Soups Carrot and coriander soup  http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/7003/carrot-and-coriander-soup Pea and mint soup  http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1907/pea-and-mint-soup- … Continue reading

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IC menu options-part 1

Italian Pasta Carbonara Pasta with green pesto sauce ( you can make a nice basil pesto at home leaving out the chilli) Pasta with 4 cheese sauce Mushroom risotto ( leave out the wine from the risotto) Mushroom pesto pasta … Continue reading

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