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  • Anti-Inflamation Diet?

    Ok...so we all know that IC is an inflamatory disease. Whatever the reason...immune system over drive, lack of lining in the bladder, etc., we have an inflamatory response in our bladders.

    I remembered reading about an anti-inflamatory diet and did some research online today. Has anyone tried this type of diet and seen results?

    It's extreme...no dairy, no sugar, no refined flour, etc. Mainly veggies (except in the nightshade family), grains, and some chicken, fish or turkey.

    Might be worth a try.
    mom_in_ma

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    im on a diet similar to this although i do eat some mozzarella cheese.

    Due to yeast issues i mainly eat green veggies and chicken or fish.

    I also try to keep oxalates low because of VV.

    It hasnt cured my IC but im sure that it does help some


    Lyme disease diagnosed 11/05
    vulvar vestibulitis diagnosed 2/06 -worst case she has ever seen..very bad.
    IC diagnosed with hydro/cysto- may 17, 2006

    Over growth of lactobicilli found 8/07 treating with doxy.

    Was able to get my first internal exam evaluation for PFD....wohoo 1/18/07:woohoo:

    8/22/07- was able to get my first speculum exam, with pap

    Strep D found in bladder with United medical labs May 2006
    2 strains of strep in stool culture 9/06
    high Strep ASO titre found 10/06

    NEW MED

    Capsasin cream-once a day for 20min,
    BUt wont lie it does burn

    About to start valium supositories for PFD

    Trigger point injections- oct 07

    Current meds:
    Neurontin- 100mg at night supposed to work up to 300mg if i can tolerate it
    Zanaflex 2mg
    IC and low oxalate diet, no sugar diet
    Xanax for appointments to help relax me since they cause so much pain

    Started PT 3/07, PT has really helped me in ways I never knew that it would

    Meds ive tried
    Lyrica
    Klonopin
    Singulair
    Claritin
    Pyridium
    Soma- can barely tolerate half a pill
    Atropine cream- didnt seem to work, although i found out I was applying the creams wrong
    Estradiol cream
    Urelle- caused worse bladder spasm and retention

    Various antibiotics for lyme which caused yeast and made the IC and VV worse

    waiting for the next chronic illness to pop up


    "Did you know?
    Every 15 seconds,
    a person is
    diagnosed with
    interstitial cystitis."
    Source: J. Dimitrakov, MD

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    • #3
      Boy! I sure wish there was more feedback here. I've read a little about anti-inflammatory diets too. Guess we'll have to be the ones to try them, mom in ma.

      Darlene

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