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What’s in digestive / faecal wind?

What's in digestive/faecal wind? Does passing wind make the Bottle Wash useless? Excellent question  from a girl being entirely thoughtful about her bowel activity in relation to sexual cystitis episodes.

In 'The Patient's Encyclopaedia of Urinary Tract infection, Sexual Cystitis and Interstitial Cystitis' I do reason that bacteria from the bowels can...

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Bouts of Interstitial Cystitis ? NO !

It happens regularly in my mailbag. I'm having another 'bout' of Interstitial Cystitis.    NO.    You don't get 'bouts' of I.C. Interstitial Cystitis is a 24/7 event.

You might get a flare-up or worse days than others but with true Interstitial Cystitis you do not get 'bouts' of it. It is always there,...

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The trouble with the weather!

The trouble with the weather is that it helps create illness. The weather can cause  Thrush, Candida, Cystitis and all sorts of infections. The weather can cause influenza, urinary infections, dehydration, sinus troubles, lung problems and so much more. Cold weather carries lots of difficulties, keep warm and hydrated, steer clear of crowds and snifflers! Why am I...
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Teenage cystitis can be common.

Teenage cystitis, like adult cystitis, is also known as UTI's, urinary tract infection, water infection or bladder infection. Teenage is a time when girls and boys won't be telling a mother that they are in pain when they go to the toilet. Mother knows best! I was 24 when my first attacks began and I never informed my mother...
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