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April 2015 ICN E-Newsletter Now Available!

The April 2015 ICN E-Newsletter is now available! Check it out at: https://www.ic-network.com/newsletters/monthly0415.html

In this issue:

covertest5-facebooktease300New IC Cookbook Released

Success Story – Treating IC and Pelvic Pain With Acupuncture

Hot Conversations in the ICN Forum
– Pregnant IC patient needs help from other moms!
– Is Zumba safe for IC patients
– Urethral Diverticulum
– Hydroxyzine HCL Causing Side Effects
– Struggling to find Bladder Friendly Foods
– IC Only On Bottom Half of Bladder

SSA Releases up New Ruling on IC

The Latest IC Research

Self-Help Tip – Considering Coffee Again?

Wellness Coaching for Newly Diagnosed Patients

Interesting Blogs, Articles & Videos

Looking for MD Recommendations

Recipe of the Month – Melt in Your Mouth Buttermilk Pancakes

April is IBS and Sjogren’s Awareness Month

What’s New in the ICN Shop
– GingerBee Pelvic Heating Pad
– Stash Herbal Teas
– OTC Nutraceuticals
– Essential Books

& MORE!

Read it now at: https://www.ic-network.com/newsletters/monthly0415.html

By | 2017-01-31T10:34:15+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on April 2015 ICN E-Newsletter Now Available!

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Heidi Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. As the editor and lead author of the ICN and the IC Optimist magazine, Jill is proud of the academic recognition that her website has achieved. The University of London rated the ICN as the top IC website for accuracy, credibility, readability and quality. (Int Urogynecol J - April 2013). Harvard Medical School rated both Medscape and the ICN as the top two websites dedicated to IC. (Urology - Sept 11). Jill currently serves on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Panel (US Army) where she collaborates with researchers to evaluate new IC research studies for possible funding. Jill has conducted and/or collaborates on a variety of IC research studies on new therapeutics, pain care, sexuality, the use of medical marijuana, menopause and the cost of treatments, shining a light on issues that influence patient quality of life. An IC support group leader and national spokesperson for the past 20 years, she has represented the IC community on radio, TV shows, at medical conferences. She has written hundreds of articles on IC and its related conditions. With a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacology and a Masters in Psychology, Jill was named Presidential Management Intern (aka Fellowship) while in graduate school. (She was unable to earn her PhD due to the onset of her IC.) She spends the majority of her time providing WELLNESS COACHING for patients in need and developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app! Jill was diagnosed with IC at the age of 32 but first showed symptoms at the age of 12.