What is Interstitial Cystitis/BPS?
Urinary Tract Infection Protocol

What is Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome? Interstitial Cystitis(IC)/Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) is a chronic pain and bladder condition with painful urinary symptoms that lasts over 6 weeks in the absence of urinary tract infection or any other clear cause. IC/BPS was once seen as a rare condition but the amount of individuals with the condition […]

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Dear My First Urologist: a letter from an IC/BPS patient
Dear Urologist

Dear Urologist, This is a subject that Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome patients, have been meaning to discuss with you for some time now, but your medical authority can be more intimidating than you think. I am also unsure if you are aware just how much power you surprisingly hold and to what extent you affect […]

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Why Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously
Womens Pain

Ask any woman about her personal experience with pain and healthcare, and it is likely that you will hear stories like mine. In my teens, I dealt a lot of pelvic pain and chronic urinary tract infections. You can read more about my story, here. No matter how much I tried to prevent pain or […]

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