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Detoxification and Interstitial Cystitis

cleanseing and detoxThough you may not have ever tried to detox or turn to natural methods to help with a health problem, you will quickly see just how beneficial they can really be. The reality is that these methods involve natural tactics to try to heal the body, and that can be a great thing in the long run.

Sure there is great merit in modern medicine and so many of the elements of that which heal us. The problem is that we don’t want to have to always use medication to heal us, and therefore detoxification and other natural methods become much more intriguing and attractive—there’s a reason that many people are turning to this at this point in their life!

When you think of a condition such as interstitial cystitis you might feel that medication is the only way to go. You may have a doctor who doesn’t fully understand the condition. You may have been misdiagnosed quite a bit over time. There are so many issues with this condition and it can be really frustrating for the patients that suffer with it.

You May Be Able To Get To A Point of Being Proactive Above All

Seeing as this causes so much pain to the bladder and the surrounding areas, the people who suffer from this just want some help and they want it now. Though medications may help to mask the pain or the other symptoms, they don’t necessarily make the condition go away. If you are having a flare up, then you want to work to get to the root of the problem.

natural detox formulaThis is the point at which detoxification can really come in handy, for this can help to solve the problem in a manner of speaking. Rather than just trying to cover up the problem with medication so that you don’t endure the pain temporarily, you are actually healing from the inside out. This means that you are working through the pain and discomfort in a proactive manner. You are hopefully getting to a point for which you no longer have to endure these flare ups, simply by taking a proactive approach.

Not only that but as you work to detoxify the body, you may also actually help other health conditions in the process. There are so many benefits to a detox and so many reasons to do it, and when it comes to interstitial cystitis specifically, this may be the answer that you have been searching for.

Consider How To Manage This and It May Provide Some Long Term Relief

You don’t want to go into the process thinking that detoxification will completely heal a condition such as interstitial cystitis, but you do want to do your best to approach it in a proactive manner. The more that you put into this now, the more that it will pay off later on and that’s the right way to look at it in the big picture. A detox every now and then can help your body in so many ways, and therefore it may have some direct and impactful results on living with the condition of interstitial cystitis as well. Here we look at some helpful ways to detox and to make this condition more livable or treatable moving forward.

Reducing acidic foods which may contribute to the problem over time

You may already recognize the need of a good healthy balanced diet by now, but you can take it a step further. As you work through an elimination diet, be certain that you are also mindful of the acidic foods that you eat. These can cause inflammation in the body overall, and this may lend itself to a greater possibility of flare ups from a condition such as interstitial cystitis. It’s not necessarily a direct impact, but the acidic foods certainly don’t help. So as you begin to detoxify the body for your interstitial cystitis try to limit the acidic foods that you eat, even if it’s on a temporary basis. This can only help you, and then slowly add them back in to see how your body tolerates them—too much acid can be a bad thing for a number of reasons!

 Managing your stress daily and always moving forward

This absolutely should be part of your daily life always, but we don’t put enough of an emphasis on it in the big picture. If you are truly going to detoxify then that means that you also eliminate all stress, particularly during this time period. This may not mean that you can feasibly avoid it altogether, but it certainly means that you learn to manage it tremendously. Work through the stress through tactics like meditation, visualization, or even deep breathing and it will truly act as a natural detoxifier.

Perform a cleanse every once in awhile just to let the body “reset”

Another thing to consider in a true detoxification, particularly where interstitial cystitis is concerned is that a cleanse can do wonders. We’re not talking about a crazy cleanse such as what you hear about in the news or with celebrities, but just taking a bit of time off to let your body reset and rejuvenate.

During this period of time that you dedicate to cleansing, avoid solid foods and focus on plenty of water and tea. Take hot baths to let the body get rid of the toxins in this way. Turn to yoga or gentle stretching to further your efforts. The cleanse can be informal, but the tactics that you utilize should help you to feel better and therefore manage your symptoms of interstitial cystitis.

These are all good tactics to perform all the time anyhow, but if you are suffering from interstitial cystitis flare ups and you want to be your best, then these detoxification methods can only help. They will act proactively and really help you to feel better moving forward—you may not get rid of this condition overall but you will certainly limit the flare ups and ensure that you feel much healthier and happier moving forward.

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