What is the better treatment for interstitial cystitis in women?

Author: Dr. Lee
Time: 2013/4/9 15:33:52

Interstitial cystitis (IC) is common now and many patients with this condition want to get better treatment to get rid of it. It is a condition that results in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region. The symptoms vary from case to case and even in the same individual. People may experience mild discomfort, pressure, tenderness, or intense pain in the bladder and pelvic area.

The symptoms of IC is similar to UTI. Symptoms may include an urgent need to urinate, a frequent need to urinate, or a combination of these symptoms. Pain may change in intensity as the bladder fills with urine or as it empties. Women’s symptoms often get worse during menstruation. They may sometimes experience pain during vaginal intercourse.

When women are diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, doctors may recommend some drugs to relieve pain. However, these drugs can work in short time. Women can experience pain again. Some people have experienced improvement in their urinary symptoms by taking antibiotics. Some people may not be able to take it because it makes them too tired during the day. As you may know, antibiotics are always with their side effects.

Herbal remedy for interstitial cystitis can be a good treatment option. Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill as herbal medicine has helped many women with interstitial cystitis. Compared with antibiotics, herbal medicine can keep a long-lasting effect, has no side effect and drug resistance. In general, suffers can recover within three months.

In addition, many people feel smoking makes their symptoms worse. How the by-products of tobacco that are excreted in the urine affect IC is unknown. Smoking, however, is a major cause of bladder cancer. One of the best things smokers can do for their bladder and their overall health is to quit.