2013 Public Service Announcements

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30 seconds – Enjoy Life Again

Can’t sit through a movie without running to the restroom? If you avoid car rides, plane flights and concerts because of bladder pain and discomfort, you may have interstitial cystitis / bladder pain syndrome. It affects more than 12 million men and women in the USA. Don’t suffer in silence! There are treatments available that can help. It’s time to enjoy life again! Learn more at: www.icawareness.org

30 seconds – Cranberry Juice Can Hurt

Are you drinking gallons of cranberry juice to help your bladder? Contrary to popular belief, cranberry is not recommended for all bladder diseases. For patients with interstitial cystitis, cranberry juice can trigger severe pain and discomfort. If you’re struggling with urinary frequency, urgency or pain as your bladder fills with urine, talk with your doctor. You may have a condition called “interstitial cystitis.” Early diagnosis is essential. Learn more at: www.icawareness.org.

30 seconds – Coffee Hurts

Does a cup of coffee lead to numerous trips to the bathroom? Does your bladder hurt as it fills with urine? Interstitial cystitis affects millions of men and women in the United States and around the world. Patients are often misdiagnosed with bladder infections despite the fact that their urine cultures are negative. IC Awareness Month offers hope and encouragement to patients who are suffering in silence at home alone. Learn more at: www.icawareness.org

30 seconds – IC Affects Millions of Men and Women

Are you unable to sleep through the night without using the restroom? Are you struggling with bladder infections but the tests come back negative? More than twelve million men and women in the USA struggle with symptoms of severe urinary frequency, urgency and/or pain. Interstitial Cystitis is real and treatable! For more information, please visit icawareness.org

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About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill 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. Representing the IC community, she has appeared radio and TV shows including the PBS “Healthy Body Healthy Mind” television series. She serves as editor of the IC Optimist quarterly magazine and has authored dozens of articles on IC. She spends the majority of her time 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!