Interstitial Cystitis

Overview

This incapacitating condition affects the bladder wall, much more commonly in women. Due to the inflamed and scarred wall, this condition may give rise to frequent urination, and the inability to go for extended periods without urination. This may therefore result in social incapacitation of the affected individual.

Numerous underlying factors may be operative; however in a significant number of cases the immune system malfunction gives rise to an auto-immune-like condition.

The disturbance in the immune system may have underlying causative issues such as hormonal imbalance especially progesterone-deficiency increased oxidative stress (free radical damage), heavy metal overload (especially mercury), a bad diet and disorder of the digestive tract may be contributing factors.

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Symptoms

  • Persistent urgent need to urinate
  • Chronic pain in the pelvis region
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Frequent urination both day and night

This is not a complete list and if you are experiencing these symptoms it is not guaranteed you have Interstitial Cystitis.

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Management

There are a number of approaches that work in minimizing or alleviating the symptomsof this condition. Houston Wellness Clinic systematically eliminates causes such as stressful issues and toxins, the corrections of hormonal imbalances, the removal of a heavy metal overload, and correction of the diet and gastrointestinal malfunction. Once the problem is figured out it is coupled with an appropriate supplemental support of the bladder wall, the addition of anti-inflammatory herbs and supplements, and correction of nutritional deficiencies results in a successful outcome.

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Learn more about how the Houston Wellness Clinic manages Interstitial Cystitis.

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