Diet and its role in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) and comorbid conditions.

@article{Friedlander2012DietAI,
  title={Diet and its role in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) and comorbid conditions.},
  author={Justin I. Friedlander and Barbara Shorter and Robert Miles Moldwin},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2012},
  volume={109 11},
  pages={1584-91}
}
What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Nearly 90% of patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) report sensitivities to a wide variety of dietary comestibles. Current questionnaire-based literature suggests that citrus fruits, tomatoes, vitamin C, artificial sweeteners, coffee, tea, carbonated and alcoholic beverages, and spicy foods tend to exacerbate symptoms, while calcium glycerophosphate and sodium bicarbonate tend to improve symptoms. At present… CONTINUE READING