Really strict avoidance of coffee, alcohol, chocolate, tomato based sauces (and only small amounts of fresh tomato), citrus juices, fizzy drink and chilli and possibly some other spices really seems to help dampen my symptoms a lot. If you are a sufferer then do try cutting out some of those things. These are the most commonly reported aggravators in a… Continue reading The diet is helping my interstitial cystitis….
…so not sure that the diary over the past week or so is really valid! Oh well. We’ll see if the antibiotics help and what the analysis says on Thursday (I think it will be negative again but who knows!)
I started the diary well before Xmas and I have so say that it has a very positive effect just in the doing. I feel like I am being proactive in managing the condition – when I next see the consultant I can discuss patterns etc with confidence which has got to help. It helps… Continue reading The IC diary – an update