I am finding that the more active I am the more my IC symptoms act up. When I am at work and I have to do a job where I am sent walking all over the store several times throughout my shift, I find that my urinary frequency increases tremendously.
As part of cognitive behavior therapy treatments, attention management is often included as one of the treatments. A recent study was done to evaluate the effects of attention management strategies in the treatment for chronic pain.
I don’t know if you have seen this yet, but Google has created a Google Health resource that you can use. Google says that your health information is safe on their site and that your information will never be sold or shared. If you decide to sign up, be aware that hackers can figure out how to get around safety measures.
I have less than one week until my leg surgery and I can’t wait until it’s all over with. I am in so much pain I just want to feel better. I have been suffering from very extreme sleepiness, different from that of my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and I think a lot of it is due to being in so much pain.
The U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee approved the National Pain Care Policy Act of 2009 (H.R. 756). The legislation will now move to the full House for consideration and then travel to the U.S. Senate.