Review the latest research and industry news for interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome, as well as the related conditions of pelvic floor dysfunction, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, vulvodynia, chronic prostatitis, irritable bowel syndrome and functional somatic syndrome. The Interstitial Cystitis Network is the largest patient support group in the world. Founded in 1995, we provide health education materials, an e-newsletter read by more than 25,000 patients and providers and our magazine, the IC Optimist.
CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Adopted Why have so many interstitial cystitis patients in Canada come to the USA for care? Despite the glowing reviews about universal health care, there is a sad IC truth behind the scenes north of the border. There is no national IC organization to advocate on their behalf. Only a handful of physicians in [...]