Many patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) have sensitivities to various comestibles. There are a variety of pathologic mechanisms suggested to be responsible for the relationship between dietary intake and symptom exacerbation. Based upon the current literature, certain food types affect symptoms of BPS and comorbid conditions more than others, suggesting that a controlled method to determine dietary sensitivities, such as the elimination diet, may play an important first-line role in the management of the BPS patient. When considering dietary intervention in patients with BPS, it is of utmost importance to take into account comorbid conditions when counseling patients.
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Friedlander, J.I., Shorter, B., Moldwin, R.M. (2013). Diet and Its Role in Bladder Pain Syndrome and Comorbid Conditions. In: Nordling, J., Wyndaele, J., van de Merwe, J., Bouchelouche, P., Cervigni, M., Fall, M. (eds) Bladder Pain Syndrome. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6929-3_19
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