IC Awareness Month Public Service Announcements

//IC Awareness Month Public Service Announcements

IC Awareness Month Script Samples

30 seconds – Pelvic Floor Muscles Can Cause Bladder & Prostate Symptoms

Do you struggle with urinary frequency and urgency? Have you been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, OAB or prostatitis yet are not improving with treatment? New research shows that tight or injured pelvic floor muscles could be the cause of your symptoms. Ask your physician to do a pelvic floor assessment. Physical therapy can help. Learn more at: www.icawareness.org

30 seconds – Enjoy Life Again

If you avoid car rides, plane flights, movies 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 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, 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 – Restroom Retaliation

Are you being punished for asking to use the restroom at work? Are you forced to hold it out of fear that you could lose your job? You have the right to use the restroom in any job. Patients with interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, incontinence, various cancers and even pregnant women need restroom access! September is IC Awareness Month. Learn more on our website: 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

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00 August 26th, 2015|Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month Public Service Announcements

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!