Corporate Contributions Add a description HomeGet InvolvedWays to GiveCorporate Contributions Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Email Share: Subtitle Text module Donate Understanding IC/BPS Left Column Learn About IC/BPS What is Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS)? Who Gets IC? Causes Symptoms Frequently Asked Questions IC/BPS in Women IC/BPS in Men IC/BPS in Children IC/BPS Flares Associated Conditions Videos & Webinars Glossary of Terminology Information in Other Languages ICA Store Diagnosis Initial Evaluation for IC/BPS Cystoscopy with Hydrodistention Urodynamics Diagnosing Complicated IC/BPS Cases Wrong Diagnosis IC/BPS Treatment Guideline Medical Treatments Bladder Instillations Surgical Procedures Neuromodulation Botox Medications Antidepressants Antihistamines Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium Immunosuppresants Complimentary Treatments Self Management Physical Therapy Complementary & Alternative Therapies Diet How Diet Can Trigger IC Flares Elimination Diet What to Eat Foods to Avoid The IC/BPS Plate Kicking the Caffeine Habit Food Allergies and Intolerances Supplements IC/BPS Diet FAQs Snapshot of Research on IC/BPS and Diet Newly Diagnosed Toolkit Ask an IC/BPS Question Right Column Interstitial cystitis (in-ter-stish-uhl sĭ-stī’tĭs), or as we call it, IC, is a condition that consists of recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort in the bladder and pelvic region. Living With IC/BPS Left Column Healthcare Resources Healthcare Provider Registry Finding the Right Doctor Pain Diaries Patient Assistance Programs Helpful Links & Organizations Insurance & Disability Health Insurance Disability Insurance Social Security Disability Insurance Talking With Your Employer About IC/BPS Handicapped Parking Permits Support & Community US Support Groups Online Support Groups Voices of Hope Blog Caregiver Support Support Group Leader Kit General Health & Lifestyle Advice Exercise Managing Stress Sleep & IC/BPS Public Restroom & Travel Tips IC/BPS on Budget Intimacy and IC/BPS Quitting Smoking Urological Diseases Databases and Registries Right Column Tips and tools to help interstitial cystitis (IC) patients manage IC symptoms, including lifestyle changes to over-the-counter IC products. The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is your comprehensive source of living with IC! News Left Column News Updates ICA Update Magazine ICA eNews Right Column ICA’S FALL FUNDRAISING, AWARENESS, AND EDUCATIONAL EVENT HAS STARTED! September 19, 2022 Get Involved Left Column Ways to Give Donate Online Set Up Monthly Giving Planned Gifts and Estate Planning Donor Advised Funds Donor Stock Transfer Instructions IC/BPS Charity in Combined Federal Campaign Corporate Contributions Donor Benefits and How Donations are Used Advertising Options Fundraise Create a Community Fundraiser Create a Facebook Fundraiser IC Awareness Walks Advocate Participate in IC/BPS Advocacy Meet Locally with Your Legislators Find IC/BPS Support Online Support Community Local Support Groups Participate in Clinical Trials For Researchers For Healthcare Providers Healthcare Provider Toolkit Purchase Brochures Host an Event Join the ICA Healthcare Provider Registry For Corporate Partners Corporate Partners Brochure Sponsor an ICA Event Right Column We need your help to help us achieve our mission of improving the quality of healthcare and lives of people living with interstitial cystitis (IC). Explore the ways you can help! About Left Column Mission, Vision, & Our Promise to You Board of Directors Annual Reports 990 and Audited Financials About Our Founder Contact Us Right Column ICA advocates for interstitial cystitis (IC) research dedicated to discovery of a cure and better treatments, raises awareness, and serves as a central hub for the healthcare providers, researchers and millions of patients who suffer with IC.