Case 1: Interstitial cystitis
Female 50s: She complained of interstitial cystitis with occasional flare up with pain in bladder especially after having sex. She was taking preventive antibiotics before having sex. When she has flare up, she felt chills and low-grade fever.
Treatment: She started receiving bi-weekly acupuncture treatment to strengthen her immune system. Also she received Chinese herbal supplement to strengthen her kidneys to facilitate her free flow of urination. Within two months, she built up immune system and she no longer needed to take antibiotics as prevention before sex. She had no flare up, chills or fever. She gained more energy.
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