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Learning how to manage interstitial cystitis can make living with it easier.
In addition to monitoring and changing your diet for interstitial cystitis (IC), there are also some lifestyle changes you can make to help manage your IC symptoms. For added comfort from IC symptoms, consider the following:
- Apply warm or cold compresses on the lower abdomen
- Use stress-reduction techniques like controlled breathing exercises
- Try gentle exercise such as walking, yoga, or low-impact aerobics
- Try bladder retraining (lengthening the time between bathroom visits)