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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 |2022-05-23T23:59:04-07:00May 23rd, 2022|Our Blog, Research|Comments Off on New IC/BPS Guidelines Released in USA

Patient Achieves Complete Remission with NAC IV Therapy

(From The Editor: A case study is not a double blind placebo controlled study that establishes that a therapy is beneficial and safe.  It is a report from a medical team that describes a unique patient case. Case studies help to build data for new treatments or to share new concerns.  A few years ago, [...]

By |2022-04-21T01:28:47-07:00April 20th, 2022|Our Blog, Research|Comments Off on Patient Achieves Complete Remission with NAC IV Therapy

Meet the IC Expert – Dr. Elise De

It is with delight that we introduce urologist Dr. Elise De, who has spent the majority of her career working with pelvic pain patients. She spent the past five years developing the pelvic health program at Massachusetts General Hospital where she co-edited the fabulous new book, Facing Pelvic Pain. In March 2022, she joined the [...]

By |2022-04-21T17:00:53-07:00April 20th, 2022|Our Blog, Research|Comments Off on Meet the IC Expert – Dr. Elise De

Impact of Microbiome on Urinary Disease

Renowned IC researcher Dr. Curtis Nickel (Queens University Kington ON) gave a groundbreaking lecture (AUA 202o Annual Meeting) on the importance of beneficial bacteria in the urinary tract and just how dangerous and disruptive antibiotic therapy can be. He said “You are your microbiome. While it might only weigh 3 to 4 pounds, your body [...]

By |2022-03-06T00:33:33-08:00February 26th, 2022|Our Blog, Research|Comments Off on Impact of Microbiome on Urinary Disease