ICN Blog

Vaginal Mesh Sling Complications and IC?

The use of vaginal mesh during pelvic reconstruction surgeries, such as for the repair of pelvic organic prolapse, is now very controversial due to a number of serious adverse events. The US FDA

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Female Triathletes At Risk For Pelvic Floor Disorders

Were you an athlete before you developed bladder and/or pelvic pain? One of the trends currently being tracked in patients struggling with pelvic floor dysfunction and bladder/pelvic pain

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New Bladder Pain Treatment In Development – IC Clinical Trial

The Interstitial Cystitis Network is pleased to inform you that a research study is now enrolling women between the ages of 18 and 75 who have IC/BPS. This study will assess the effectiveness of

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Fact Sheets for Interstitial Cystitis Treatments, Diet, Flares

ICN Fact Sheets The ICN is pleased to release a new series of Fact Sheets for 2014 for patients and care providers discussing basic IC facts, the new AUA treatment protocol, the IC diet and food

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Ten Money Saving Tips For IC/BPS Treatments & Drugs

The first two phone calls I received Monday morning were from elderly gentleman who had been taking, with great success, Elmiron for their IC. The problem for each was that they had reached the

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Bacteria Found in Bladders of Healthy Women Differ From Those in Women with Incontinence

Newswise — Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women differ from bacteria in women with a common form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School

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IC & Independence Day – Get Out & Celebrate

Many interstitial cystitis patients dread holidays, such as Independence Day. The joyful family picnic or nighttime firework display lose their appeal when you’re struggling with a sensitive

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The Interstitial Cystitis Diet Simplified

What You Can Eat When You Have Interstitial Cystitis, Bladder Pain Syndrome or a Sensitive Bladder The IC Diet is a very healthy, simple, natural diet. If you’re addicted to junk food, this

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Study Seeks Women With Moderate to Severe Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Pain

The Interstitial Cystitis Network is pleased to inform you that a research study is now enrolling women between the ages of 18 and 75 who have IC/BPS. This study will assess the effectiveness of

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ICN Weekly Newsletter – June 21, 2014

 Blogs, News & Announcements Feature Article - Anxiety & Interstitial Cystitis It might surprise you to learn that anxiety is a strongly related condition to IC and pelvic pain. It was

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