10 Tips for Living Well With IC
You Have the Power

You Have the Power

There are many treatments available to help reduce symptoms of interstitial cystitis (IC). But people with IC already have a powerful tool to combat the condition: themselves. You can significantly reduce symptoms and prevent flare-ups by learning to make a few key lifestyle changes.

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