introduction: The use of traditional medicine has been emerged in the treatment of BPS (bladder pain syndrome) due to its high prevalence and expenses and its insufcient treatment by conventional therapies. Iranian traditional medicine has discussed such diseases. Considering the signs and symptoms of BPS and “reeh”, the proposed mechanism of ﬂatulency as casualty of recurrent circulating pains seems to be a proper diagnose. So, as a preliminary study the authors administered Horse Mint as one of eﬀective traditional herbs on .ﬂatulent pain in a patient with BPS
Case Presentation: A 60-year-old female was referred with the diagnosis of BPS. Six clinical visits with 2-week intervals were performed for patient, and the NIH-ICSI (National Institutes of Health Interstitial Cystitis Symptom Index) was completed, which was used as a pretreatment symptom quantifer and post-treatment outcome tool. Horse mint (Mentha longifolia) was prescribed twice a day for 12 weeks.
Discussion: Clinical visits showed alleviation of signs, symptoms, and changes in the patient’s NIH-ICSI score, suggesting further studies on this feld.
Medicine, Traditional, Treatment, Treatment
Seied Amirhossein Latif, Bagher Minaiee, Mohammad Kamalinejad, Esmaeil Nazem, Shahram Gooran