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Daily Fact #21 – Anxiety and IC

Got Anxiety AND IC? You are not alone! Do you struggle with anxiety disorder? Catastrophic thinking? Chronic overlapping pain conditions (IC, IBS, vulvodynia, fibromyalgia, TMJ, migraines, etc.)? New research from the Chronic Pain Research Alliance has identified that these patients struggle with a central nervous system maladaption (aka injury) that has left the brain in [...]

By |2022-09-27T16:13:41-07:00September 21st, 2014|Announcements, Daily Facts|Comments Off on Daily Fact #21 – Anxiety and IC

Daily Fact #17 – Men With IC

Interstitial Cystitis (IC/BPS) affects men of all ages, from high school students to seniors, air force pilots to Hollywood actors. Many, if not most, have been misdiagnosed with chronic prostatitis, often for years, before they receive a correct diagnosis. You might also be surprised to learn that IC/BPS has been tracked in high numbers in [...]

By |2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00September 17th, 2014|Announcements, Daily Facts|Comments Off on Daily Fact #17 – Men With IC

Daily Fact #15 – Disability and IC

Patients with more severe IC who are unable to work may apply for disability benefits in your state our country. In the USA, there are four different types of disability insurance. Private Disability Insurance Private Disability Insurance is usually obtained through your employer if they offer disability benefits. In general, private disability insurance kicks in [...]

By |2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00September 15th, 2014|Announcements, Daily Facts|Comments Off on Daily Fact #15 – Disability and IC

IC Awareness Daily Fact #12 – Hunner’s Lesions Require Treatment

Approximately 15% of IC patients have profound, extremely painful areas of inflammation in the bladder wall known as Hunner’s Lesions (formerly Hunner's Ulcers). These larger, bleeding wounds in the bladder represent the most severe form of interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome. Research released in 2014 (Van Der AA, et al. ) found that Hunner's lesions [...]

By |2020-09-12T14:25:40-07:00September 12th, 2014|Announcements, Daily Facts|Comments Off on IC Awareness Daily Fact #12 – Hunner’s Lesions Require Treatment

IC Awareness Month Begins – Ten Ways You Can Be Involved

The most exciting time of the year for the IC community, IC Awareness Month, begins September first as patients around the world unite to educate others about IC. We need to reach those patients who are suffering in silence and give them hope. We need to educate doctors who are still treating IC out of [...]

By |2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00August 31st, 2014|Announcements, Awareness Items, Patient Activism, Patient Projects|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month Begins – Ten Ways You Can Be Involved

Facebook Activities – IC Awareness Month

Social networking is vital to our success. You can educate more people with a simple post on your Facebook and blog pages than many of us can with a national press release. We ask you to please spread the word. Add A Daily Fact Every Day Every day during the month of September ad a [...]

By |2021-09-01T12:41:19-07:00August 25th, 2014|Facebook Activism, Patient Activism, Patient Projects, Ways to Get Involved|Comments Off on Facebook Activities – IC Awareness Month