Dietary Modification

Avoidance of certain foods and beverages seems to improve the symptoms in many IC patients. To identify the type of food, the patient is encouraged to begin with a bland diet and to add each suspected food one by one. If the patient is sensitive to a certain type of food, the symptoms will worsen within 30 minutes to 6 hours. Fluid restriction, although it will decrease the frequency, is not advised, as pain often worsens because of a higher concentration of offending agents in the urine. Urine alkalinization may help.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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