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SHOCK THERAPY for pain???

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  • SHOCK THERAPY for pain???

    I am in this situation. Yes, I had anxiety/depression issues all my life but only IC for nearly 4 years. The more I know the more I realize I have had IC symptoms all my life in in some stage or another. Now here is the depression part...I struggle with IC pain. I have tried almost everything. My doctor keeps sending me to my psychiatrist. He has me on antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds. Still no luck. Now he is suggesting shock therapy. I feel like they just don't get my pain. Now my GP is thinking it may be a reasonable option. I guess it is my fault for expressing how down I really felt. So I wait for the pain clinic and hope I do not give in to shock treatment...
    Interstitial Cystitis: Elmiron and Hydroxyzine
    Depression/Anxiety: Remeron, Cipralex and Clonazepam

    *tried instills for nearly a year, had a break then started again for about 4 months...discontinued due to no improvement and increased flares
    * 2 hydrodistentions :

    * currently on "Nabilone" for pain management

    Taken the following:
    Gabapentin no relief but could tolerate it
    Lyricano relief but could tolerate it
    Cymbalta severe depression/anxiety etc.
    Topamax severe nausea and weight loss
    Oxycodone: I could tolerate if I used it for flares only...not for extended use due to constipation

    What helps IC: yoga/meditation are my current treatments along with chiropractic and pelvic physiotherapy and acupuncture

    Other conditions...
    Vulvadynia (amytriptaline cream - no longer using to to irritation)
    Severe IBS
    Chronic Sinus pain (nasal rinse as need)
    Lower back and sacroiliac joint disfunction

    Allergies: Erythromycin, scents and detergents