This easy to use workbook can help you determine your personal
food triggers and help you modify your diet without compromising
nutritional status. Bonus sections include information on
nutrition supplements, food intake and voiding diaries, and
Interstitial Cystitis: A Guide for Nutrition Educators (A
Confident Choices® Book) (2010)
by Julie Beyer, MA, RD
This book provides in-depth information to help dietitians and
nurses who provide diet counseling to bladder disease patients.
Order the book and earn 8 credits of continuing
education/contact hours from Helm Publishing. For more
information about credits visit
IC Naturally: A natural remedy approach to treatment of
by Diana Brady
IC Naturally offers comprehensive information on the use of
various natural strategies (vitamins, herbs, minerals, etc) to
reduce bladder symptoms associated with interstitial cystitis.
Ending Female Pain: A Woman’s Manuel
by Isa Herrera
A ground breaking book for women with pelvic and sexual pain,
this book contains dozens of easy, helpful exercises and tips
that offers hope for patients with pelvic floor problems,
vulvodynia, IC, etc. etc. This book gives you vital, easy and
effective stretches, exercises and tips to help you take control
and manage your pelvic pain symptoms.
Mia Ellliot is an IC patient who saw a void
and filled it beautifully! Many people are beginning to use
e-readers, smart phones and even their computers to read their
books, and the cookbook market is no different. The book is
searchable with a Table of Contents that allows you to click
right now the recipe and view it. You can even download a sample
and browse a couple of pages before you make the decision to buy
Do you really want to understand IC? Written and edited by many
of the leading experts on IC, this is the ultimate reference for
interstitial cystitis patients, physicians, and other clinicians
who work with IC patients. Book includes in-depth introductory
information on IC, research studies, diagnostic information, and
treatment options, including pain management.
Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide
Robert Moldwin, MD
A MUST HAVE reference book for every IC patient written by one
of the most respected researchers on IC.
The Interstitial Cystitis
Survival Guide provides information and practical hints
for coping with IC in various life situations. Dr. Moldwin
includes hints on treatments, diet, sexuality, and resources.
Bladder Disorder: Interstitial Cystitis
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Television Series
A great way to explain interstitial cystitis to the new patient
or their family. DVD showcases interviews with dozens of major
players in the interstitial cystitis community including Dr.
Robert Moldwin. Dr. Christopher Payne, Julie Beyer, Jill
Osborne, and more. This DVD also interviews several IC patients,
illustrating the challenges faced by people with interstitial
Gaye Sandler, Andrew Sandler, Molly Glidden, William Glidden
This new and unique book is both sensitive and empowering and
will touch the hearts of so many IC sufferers and their loved
ones. Please Understand is filled with information to help
couples achieve and maintain successful and loving
relationships. Not only is this book a great resource for
patients and partners, but also for families and friends who are
trying to understand the difficult struggles IC couples face.
PLEASE UNDERSTAND legitimizes these struggles and offers
realistic solutions to deal with them.
Patient to Patient: Managing IC & Related Conditions
Gaye and Andrew Sandler
Anothermust have book for every IC
patient's library of references. This book is filled with
direct, useful and practical tips on body and self care. Written
by the dynamic husband and wife team, Gaye & Andrew Sandler and
currently out of print, you can often find used copies on Amazon
or other online booksellers.
Overcoming Overactive Bladder
Diane K. Newman, RNC, MSN and Alan J. Wein, MD
A great book for the over 17 million people in the US suffer
from overactive bladder and includes the latest physical
techniques and cognitive-behavioral strategies for coping with
A Headache in the Pelvis, 5th Ed (2008)
David Wise, PhD
This book is for people with chronic pelvic pain syndromes
(including prostatitis & interstitial cystitis). Developed at
Stanford University Medical Center Department of Urology, it
includes self treatment methods, a discussion of Paradoxical
Relaxation, a section on the pro-inflammatory nature of anxiety,
and an update of current research.
There is a science to feeling good! Although we have fought the
idea that IC and related diseases are all in someone's head, we
do know that stressful situations can really hurt our bodies.
The good news is that positive experiences and positive emotions
can reduce pain and even lead to healing in our bodies.
Everything You Need to Know to Feel Go(o)d
Candace Pert, PhD
Candace Pert, PhD believes that feeling good and feeling God is
the same thing. Dr. Pert is an incredible writer, weaving her
personal journey toward wellness with the science of the
body-mind connection. This is Pert's most recent book...much
like Molecules of Emotion but easier to read. Very very good!!
If our bodies are in a state of constant vibration, can the
right music "tune" our cells to good health? Dr. Candace Pert's
research has revealed that it can. Pert combines her scientific
brilliance and spiritual intuition to create Psychosomatic
Wellness--music and meditations for relaxation, rejuvenation,
and personal healing.
Guided Imagery for Women with Pelvic Pain or Interstitial
This CD was created by a Nurse Practitioner working with women
with IC and pelvic pain at William Beaumont Hospital (Michigan),
one of the premiere IC research & clinical care centers in the
USA today. The imagery on the CD is specific for pain, frequency
and urgency symptoms.
In a research study using this CD, more than 45% of the group
using this CD twice a day was moderately or markedly improved,
and pain scores and urgency significantly decreased in this
When The Body Says No- Understanding the Stress Disease Connection(2003)
IC, like many contemporary diseases has a stress connection. Is
the disease all in your head? Are we stressing ourselves sick?
Gabor Mate translates what scientists are learning about
the physiology of the mind body connection for the public.