How does hypothyroidism cause interstitial cystitis?

Only when. You're visiting an internet scam site. Besides, hypothyroidism is one of the easiest medical disorders to treat effectively. Talk w/your doctor.

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Does hypothyroidism and interstitial cystitis have any connection? Are they caused by an autoimmune disorder?

No connection. Hypothyroidism is often autoimmune but interstitial cystitis remains mysterious. Both are very common and I think if you have them both, it's best attributed to dumb luck. I hope you find a way of managing the interstitial cystitis. Read more...

How can I go about treating so many issues at once: lyme, candida, interstitial cystitis, high blood uric acid and urine protein, hypothyroidism, etc.

Multiple issues. When treating patients with multiple issues you need to unravel the picture and find the dominate cause. You begin attacking one thing at a time. A lot of items are associated with other things and the result of other disease processes, so when you correct the underlying cause you can fix other symptoms. For instance high uric acid can be from inflammation caused by candida -. Read more...
Holistic approach. Unraveling multiple issues is complex & a bit like a game of pick up sticks- you need to be careful about the order. Lyme & candida may be the cause of ic, but it may be necessary to detox heavy metals to treat those. Antibiotics for lyme can aggravate candida.It's best to start with basic support- balance hormones, detox, correct nutrient deficiencies.I advise working with a skilled holistic doc. Read more...

What is interstitial cystitis caused by?

Breakdown in GAG. There is a breakdown in the gag layer of the bladder. Gag stands for glucoseaminoglycan and it is a microscopic layer that is supposed to help with protection of the mucous layer of the bladder. There is a lot of research going into this area and there is a significant connection between interstitial cystitis and endometriosis. Right now we are managing the symptoms as best we can. No cure yet! Read more...
Unknown. Although IC seems to be more common in women with other ayto0immue processes, there is no known "cause" for IC. Interstital Cystitis is more of a compilation of symptoms rather that a true "condition". Therefore, treating the symptoms, e.g. urinary frequency and urgency, pain in the bladder area, painful intercourse, pelvic pain, etc., is the best approach to improving outcomes. Read more...

How can interstitial cystitis be managed? Can it be the cause for reoccurring pyelonephritis? Any drugs for interstitial cystitis that can help?

Elm iron. Ic is a chronic inflammation in the "wall" (interstitium) of the bladder resulting in pain, frequency and blood in the urine. Reportedly more common in women, it is probably well under diagnosed in men. Best managed with dietary/lifestyle (hydration), there is only 1 medication approved by the fda - elmiron, (pentosan) to "fill the cracks" in the bladder lining. Intravesical (in the bladder) txs available. Read more...

What is the cause of interstitial cystitis?

IC cause. There is a lack of a protective coat in the bladder that exposes the nerve fibers in the bladder to the urinary irritants.It seems that there is a deficit in an antiresorptive substance that maintains the integrity of this coat in the bladder tissue. Read more...
Trigger points!! This is a new look at an old idea. Janet g. Travell, md a pain pioneer concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the muscles to contract compressing nerves, vessels and alter the flow of lymphatics. The pyramidalis and pelvic floor muscles are the cause. So this is a mechanical cause and requires a manual treatment. Acupuncture! see files. Read more...