You are probably wondering, "What in the world is Polymyalgia?" Well, up until a couple of years ago, I had never heard of it myself. My husband suffers from this and last week he had another flare up. His symptoms mimic … [Read more...] about Polymyalgia Rheumatica
When I was first diagnosed with I.C., my symptoms were very bad. I was in constant pain that was excruciating, the pressure and pain in my pelvic area was so bad I could hardly walk, and it burnt constantly when I would … [Read more...] about Interstitial Cystitis & Symptoms
I am interested to know if anyone who suffers from Interstitial Cystitis also has Endometriosis, or if anyone has been misdiagnosed with having one, but actually has the other disease. I know that both diseases have some … [Read more...] about Interstitial Cystitis or Endometriosis?
Do you suffer from SAD? Not sure what SAD is? SAD is Seasonal Affective Disorder and it affects nearly half a million people. SAD is a type of winter depression that affects its victims during the months of September … [Read more...] about Are You SAD?
In February of this year, a federal judge awarded $2 million to a military family after a woman had a hysterectomy unnecessarily following a wrong diagnosis. The judge ruled that the 32-year-old Army wife and mother of two … [Read more...] about Woman Gets $2 Millon – IC Malpractice Suit
If you suffer with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you know as well as I that it is one of the most irritating symptom of Fibromyalgia. It is reported that 60% of persons with IBS also have Fibromyalgia. As many as 70% of … [Read more...] about Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Researchers at the University of Maryland along with investigators at the National Cancer Institute have completed the first description of a toxin known as antiproliferative factor (APF). This toxin is found in the urine of … [Read more...] about IC, or Painful Bladder Disorder, Medical Breakthrough?
Dr. Walt Stoll (see bio. below) has a different take on Interstitial Cystitis than a lot of doctors. I found the information that I have listed below very interesting! Interstitial Cystitis is usually treated by repeated … [Read more...] about A Physician’s Take On Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis is a very painful, debilitating chronic illness that unfortunately, there is no cure and the cause cannot be found as of this time. I believe that Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and IC Disease are all … [Read more...] about Living With Interstitial Cystitis
I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis two years ago, but my urologist believes that I have had this all of my life. When I look back over medical records since childhood, I was at the doctor's office quite frequently … [Read more...] about Interstitial Cystitis – Symptoms