What Not to Wear

Clothing choices can be an important decision for people living with IC/BPS! Check out this article from the Spring 2019 issue of the ICA Update with tips on what to wear to avoid an IC/BPS flare. Click the image to … Continued

The Role of Cannabis for Pelvic Pain

As part of the ICA’s iCare programs during IC Awareness Month, Jennifer Fariello-Moldwin, MSN, MEd, WHNP-BC, Female Urogenital and Sexual Medicine, The Smith Institute for Urology at Northwell Health gave a lecture entitled The Role of Cannabis for Pelvic Pain. … Continued

Desert Harvest Announces Study About CBD and IC

Desert Harvest, ICA’s corporate partner, was featured in CBD Today this week for their current study using CBD to treat interstitial cystits (IC). “A growing body of evidence suggests that cannabinoids are beneficial for a range of clinical conditions, including … Continued

Thank You for Supporting the ICA!

Thank you! The ICA thanks everyone who donated toward our year-end campaign and we thank our supportive Board of Directors who doubled all donations up to $50,000! We are still receiving donations…well maybe because mail has been a bit slower … Continued

Have you returned your kit for the IC study?

Did you request your test kit for the Beaumont Health IC diagnostic research study?? If so, please remember to return your urine samples to Beaumont Health! It’s not too late and we still need them! If you have participated and … Continued

Participate in Bladder Health Month Activities

Contribute to IC research and raise #ICAwareness during Bladder Health Month! ICA has created a challenge to help researchers at Beaumont develop a urine-based diagnostic test for IC. Get creative and produce your own video or graphic today and share … Continued

Give Back While Shopping on Black Friday

You can make an impact while you shop for Black Friday deals. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/13-3292137 or use the Amazon App with AmazonSmile enabled and AmazonSmile will donate to Interstitial Cystitis Association, at no cost to you.

Giving Tuesday, a Global Day of Giving Starts Now

Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving starts now! You don’t have to wait until Giving Tuesday to give. Contributions made through the ICA’s #GivingTuesday donation link will apply! All donations will be matched dollar for dollar (up to $50,000), … Continued

IC Advocates…We Need Your Voice!

We received some unfortunate news earlier this week. IC was not included in the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee’s initial Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) list of conditions eligible for study. We need you (our IC advocates) … Continued