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Interstitial Cystitis Association

Health AwardsThe Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only nonprofit charitable organization dedicated solely to improving the quality of healthcare and lives of people living with interstitial cystitis (IC).

IC is recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort in the bladder and pelvic region, often associated with urinary frequency (needing to go often) and urgency (feeling a strong need to go).

IC can affect anyone. More than 12 million people in the US have IC:

  • Women: 3 to 8 million
  • Men: 1 to 4 million
  • Children: prevalence data are not known

 

Revised Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Latest from ICA

On the Road with IC

10 August 2018

From the Winter 2017 issue of the ICA Update The condition and its symptoms can make traveling a challenge. Patients share what works when IC is your travel companion. Read the full article at https://www.ichelp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/On-the-Road-with-IC-2017-Winter-Update.pdf.

Summer Issue of ICA Update Mailing Soon

10 August 2018

The ICA Update is an award-winning magazine with in-depth stories about interstitial cystitis (IC) research, treatment, and lifestyle issues. The ICA Update is a benefit of donors who give $50 or more to the Interstitial Cystitis Association. In this issue: … Continued

May God Bless your organization for all the wonderful work they are doing.

- Michelle

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