The Myth: Interstitial Cystitis is rare....the truth is that IC affects up to 12 million people in the US alone; it's more common than....

IC Myth #1: Interstitial Cystitis is Rare | Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy - PelvicSanity

“Many chronic pain sufferers are frustrated with how they are depicted in the media – often as lazy, whining, drug seeking addicts. A new documentary that’s begun airing on local PBS stations is trying to change that narrative.”

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PBS Documentary Brings Chronic Pain Out of Shadows
Meditate? To help relieve IC pain? You must be joking! Many patients with IC begin their journey by being told that their condition is 'all in their head', so...

Meditation for IC? It's not all in your head! | Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy - PelvicSanity
How true is this?!?!

ICA board member, Nicole Cozean is raising #ICawareness!

Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms | Reader's Digest
Study Seeking Men and Women Who Suffer from Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain

Do you or someone you know suffer from symptoms of Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (“UCPPS”)? As with many chronic pain disorders, UCPPS, which includes both interstitial cystitis (IC) and chronic prostatitis (CP), is poorly understood and treatment is often not helpful. Patients with IC or CP are being recruited...
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Interstitial Cystitis Featured in U.S. News

U.S. News published an article today in their health section entitled "Living With Interstitial Cystitis: The chronic, invisible illness is a literal pain in the bladder." The article features an IC patient and her struggles of teaching with IC. ICA Board Member and pelvic floor physical therapist, Nicole Cozean was also interviewed.

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Living With Interstitial Cystitis
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5 Confessions Every Chronically Ill Person Wants You to Know

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5 Confessions Every Chronically Ill Person Wants You To Know
Many people have noticed that IC runs in their family, or remember another family member struggling with similar symptoms...

Is Interstitial Cystitis Genetic? | Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy - PelvicSanity
Diagnosing interstitial cystitis can be difficult, and it often takes patients years to be correctly diagnosed. IC remains a condition diagnosed by exclusion -

Diagnosing IC - The First Challenge | Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy - PelvicSanity
We’re happy for our partner Inspire which is now at one million members.

ICA’s Online Support Community (Inspire group) is growing at a fast pace. We currently have over 7,000 members.

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Inspire Grows Online Patient Community to One Million Strong - Interstitial Cystitis Association
Share your story with other IC patients. You never know who you might help!!! #IChope

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ICA Board Member, Nicole Cozean, speaks at local support group. There are many IC support groups located throughout the US. These groups are open to all who wish to attend. Find out about a support group near you.