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IC Flare Triggers: Vaginismus

Many IC patients are familiar with common things that can cause IC flares from diet to car rides. But, there are also some lesser known flare triggers that we need to be aware of like vaginismus. It's something many women haven't heard of, but it needs to at least be on the radar of IC [...]

By |2022-05-26T15:28:26-07:00May 26th, 2022|Front Page Feed, Our Blog|Comments Off on IC Flare Triggers: Vaginismus

New IC/BPS Guidelines Released in USA

In May 2022, the American Urological Association released the long awaited update of their guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of IC/BPS. The guidelines provide an evidence based “best practice” approach for urologists and patients as they seek to treat IC/BPS symptoms. Developed originally in 2011 and revised in 2014, the 2022 guidelines provide new, [...]

By |2022-05-26T15:35:32-07:00May 23rd, 2022|Our Blog, Research|Comments Off on New IC/BPS Guidelines Released in USA

Being a Mom With IC — 15 Strategies to Make Motherhood With IC a Bit Easier

My husband and I were married for nearly 10 years before we decided to have a baby. IC was certainly a factor in postponing our family a while. But I finally felt like my body would cooperate well enough. I had all the usual fears and concerns of managing pregnancy with IC. I worried about [...]

By |2022-05-02T11:22:31-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Front Page Feed, Our Blog|Comments Off on Being a Mom With IC — 15 Strategies to Make Motherhood With IC a Bit Easier

Hydrodistention Survival Guide – Ten Essential Tips

What's one of the worst things you an do to a hollow organ? Millions can attest to how painful a very full bladder can feel, especially on long car rides when bathrooms are few and far between. Thus, it is ironic that patients with bladder disease often must undergo a hydrodistention with cystoscopy to allow [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:30:37-07:00April 25th, 2022|Front Page Feed, Our Blog|Comments Off on Hydrodistention Survival Guide – Ten Essential Tips