What Helps Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis also known as IC is a bladder condition characterized by pelvic pain, pressure and discomfort, in conjunction with an urgency to frequently urinate.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Interstitial Cystitis

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Quercetin

Quercetin is a flavonoid and powerful antioxidant helping to combat free radical damage. Part of the diverse group of phytonutrients responsible for pigmentation, the compound is found in vegetables (watercress, cilantro, radicchio, asparagus, okra)  and fruits (elderberry, cranberry, blueberry, blackberry, fig).


Effectiveness
13%


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Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms that naturally live in the human body. They typically include strains from the common bacteria groups, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, as well as the yeast, Saccharomyces boulardii. Found naturally in fermented foods (kombucha, tempeh, kimchi, miso and sauerkraut) and dairy (yogurt, buttermilk, cottage cheese), probiotics are part of the microbiome or the healthy community of organisms that keep the body healthy.


Effectiveness
50%


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L-Arginine


Effectiveness
25%


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Citrus Bioflavonoids


Effectiveness
25%


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