Written by Dr. Anne Williams. In this article, Dr. Williams explains how the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis may be part of a greater pattern, which includes heart disease.
Patients diagnosed with interstitial cystitis have a greater risk of stroke and other cardiac conditions. This may be in part explained by systemic inflammation and poor immune system function.
Dr. Williams explains some of the ways that the immune system can be supported for both beneficial effect in this urinary disorder as well as for reduction of heart disease risk.
The full article can be read here.