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You Eat Fermented WHAT?!

You Eat Fermented WHAT?!

While reading this post, please keep in mind that I am not a doctor and you should consult with a qualified healthcare professional before making changes to your diet or lifestyle. The views expressed in this post are my personal opinions only. I am aware that the IC diet advises against eating fermented foods. If you’re in the throes of a bladder flare up and have not yet made any dietary changes to address your condition, I would not necessarily start here. However, I do not agree with the IC diet and it is my personal belief that many with IC can benefit from fermented foods as long as they are raw and unpasteurised. The latter stages of this post, which discuss non-dairy sources of probiotics, apply to ONLY to ferments which satisfy these criteria and are not preserved in vinegar, alcohol or similar. If you have histamine intolerance, please disregard this…

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Are You A Bladder Health UK Member?

Are You A Bladder Health UK Member?

I joined the charity Bladder Health UK a couple of weeks ago and I was so impressed that I decided to write a blog post about it. If you’re already a member, as I know several visitors here will be, please feel free to go and find something more fun to read – you don’t need me to tell you how great the organisation is! However, if you suffer from a bladder illness and are not a member, please read on to find out more about this fantastic charity.Bladder Health UK was founded as the Interstitial Cystitis Support Group in 1994 by two sisters, who both suffered from the disease. Very little was publicly known about the condition back then, so the sisters started a national charity to provide information and help to fellow sufferers. Some years later the charity changed its name to the Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation…

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