Symptoms Scores

In 1997, O'Leary et al.30 developed a questionnaire specifically to assess IC patients. The questionnaire is composed of two sections, including symptoms and problem indices. The maximum scores are 20 and 16, respectively. A second questionnaire, the University of Wisconsin IC Scale (UW-ICS), includes 7 points,with a 0 (not at all) to 6 (a lot) rating scale. The summated scale ranges from 0 to 42.31 Both questionnaires are validated and either can be given to the IC patient for quantitative evaluation of their symptoms during the course of treatment. We evaluate our patients with the O'Leary questionnaire.

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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