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Bladder Pain Syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis) - Topic Overview

What else can you do?

Other things you can do to manage the symptoms of BPS include:

  • Find ways to relax and actionset.gif lower your stress, such as taking warm tub baths, listening to restful music, or meditating.
  • Join a support group for people who have chronic pain. Contact the American Chronic Pain Association at www.theacpa.org for more information about groups near you.
  • Talk to a counselor. Look for one who has had training in managing chronic pain.
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Last Updated: May 13, 2013
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