Identifying interstitial cystitis symptoms can be a difficult topic for two reasons. One, symptoms often involve parts of our bodies we rather not have to discuss in detail, especially in public. And two, symptoms vary so wildly it can be difficult to accurately and consistently diagnose each varying symptom as being specifically related to IC and not something else (like a bladder infection). This makes interstitial cystitis diagnosis difficult but not impossible.
Interstitial cystitis symptoms deviate greatly from one person to another yet exhibit some similarities with those of a urinary tract infection. In short, the bladder wall becomes inflamed, ulcerated, as well as scarred, inducing common, painful urination. […]
Since quercetin is a potent and versatile supplement even outside of treating interstitial cystitis, I’ll also discuss other uses for it as well as quercetin side-effects.
Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is an unfortunately common urinary bladder disease characterized by pain or pressure in the pelvic area and urgency (frequently needing to void your bladder). Pain during urination as well as during sexual intercourse is also common.
It is more common than you may think because it affects all races and cultures, all ages and all socioeconomic groups. It affects both men and women. It is often misdiagnosed as urethritis, prostatitis, urethral syndrome, and sometimes arguably a few other conditions (such as trigonitis). […]