Thread: Ketchup or Catsup?
04-10-2006, 03:25 PM #1
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Ketchup or Catsup?
Anyone seen any low-acid brands or yellow tomato ketchup?
How about organic ketchup?
Anyone doing ok with any kind of ketchup?Started Cytotec 1-24-06
04-10-2006, 03:40 PM #2
Ketchup--bad. Only like it with my fries but haven't found any I can tolerate.In remission since Aug 2009!
New to IC? read this--IC Treatment and Diagnostic Guidelines--American Urological Association
http://interstitial-cystitis-diet.bl...nosis-and.html *** http://www.auanet.org/content/guidel...ent_ic-bps.pdf
What helped me get to and stay in remission? stress reduction, diet, time, meditation, stress reduction, stress reduction, stress reduction!--I no longer take medications for IC, PFD,VV, anxiety, or depression. Making career and lifestyle changes to reduce stress and learning techniques to manage anxiety set the stage for my bladder to heal.
My history: No history of bladder issues***Onset of IC and VV sxs Nov 2003***Diagnosed Nov 2004 based on symptoms and hydro/biopsy results***Cysto-Hydro did not give therapeutic relief, I had complications and long recovery ***Hunner's Ulcers found and removed during hydro***Symptoms: the usual~pain, burning, spasms, frequency, urgency, nocturia, lower back and upper thigh pain, very bloated "IC Belly"
Treatments that helped my IC,VV,& PFD symptoms: pyridium, elavil, tylenol 3, ibuprofen, lidocaine gel and patches, cold packs, heating pad, diet, lots of water
04-11-2006, 06:37 AM #3
Okay I know I am gonna sound werid so please dont think I am, I have found the only Ketchup I can eat is Heniz. When I try cheaper brands or others they mess my bladder up competely.God grant me the serinity to withstand the days ahead!!!
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04-11-2006, 06:46 AM #4
Heinz ketchup - I like it on fries. I use a very small amount, "dilute" it with burger, fries, milk or vanilla milkshake & take 2 Preliefs.Kadi
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-Elavil 30mg at night
-Ditropan 5mg at night
-Continuous use birth control pills (4-5 periods/year)
-Heparin/Marcaine/Sodium Bicarb home instills every morning and night
-Pyridium if needed, usually once a week or so
-1 Vicodin at bedtime,
-Flexeril 10mg at bedtime
-Dye Free Benadryl for allergies occasionally
-Pelvic floor & myofascial release (external only) physical therapy for 8 weeks, then home exercise program...
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