One of the most common questions I am asked by bladder patients
is, "What can I drink?" Most
IC and OAB patients know they
should all avoid anything with caffeine. Trust me, it makes a
difference. If you are having trouble getting off of your daily
caffeine, start slowly by alternating your caffeinated beverage
with water. After a few days, have two glasses of water between
each caffeinated beverage. Eventually, you will be able to avoid
Thankfully, there is a
wide variety of coffee substitutes and teas. Just be sure to
read the labels. Some herbal teas, even if they are labeled
caffeine-free, may also contain black or green tea which
naturally, you should avoid.
Other options for drinks include dairy
products, almond milk, pear juice, blueberry juice, and even low-acid
orange juice. Again, listen to your body. If you seem to have an
increase in symptoms, put the offending beverage on your list to try
again at a later date. Many bladder patients find that, over time, they
can add more variety to their limited selection of beverages.
herbal coffees come in a variety of flavors. Try Hazelnut,
Vanilla, or Java. Not a true coffee, Teeccino herbal blends can
satisfy a person's desire for a hot beverage.
natural and 100% caffeine free! Its everything you'd like an
instant hot drink to be. Cafix gets its rich flavor from a
healthful blend of all natural ingredients, nothing artificial.
Product of Switzerland.
Looking for a
natural alternative to coffee and tea? Your search is over. PERO
is a 100% natural beverage with a coffee like taste. It's 100%
naturally caffeine free and blended from select all-natural
ingredients--malted barley, chicory, and rye.
with a light clean flavor. Naturally caffeine free. One of
the most widely used herbs in the world today, camomile was
first discovered by the Egyptians who dedicated it to their gods
for its many useful properties.