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The Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide: Your Guide to the Latest Treatment Options and Coping Strategiesby Robert Moldwin
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If you are one of more than 700,000 American who suffers from interstitial cystitis (IC), you probably know its symptoms of recurring bladder pain and other discomforts can have a devastating impact on the quality of life—for both you and your family. Often misdiagnosed, IC sufferers are routinely put through a battery of unfamiliar tests, prescribed a variety of medications, or even encouraged to have surgical interventions.
If you’ve experienced the medical system runaround or live in dread of your next IC flare-up, The Interstitial Surcvival Guide offers both real help and hope. This self-care guide is designed to uncomplicate the process and empower you to make sure you are getting the most appropriate treatment for your condition. Dr. Robert Moldwin, director of the Interstitial Cystitis Center in Long Island, NY, helps you:
A nationally recognized authority on this often misdiagnosed disease explains the latest treatments, helps readers make informed decisions, and shows them what they can do manage and reduce symptoms.
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a chronic inflammatory condition of the urinary bladder that can have a devastating impact on the quality of lifeóboth for the sufferer and his or her loved ones. The disease is often debilitating and may cause feelings of helplessness and despair. This book is designed to uncomplicate the process and empower you to make sure that you are getting the most appropriate treatment for your condition. The book shows you how to make a self-diagnosis, evaluates the latest medications and their side effects, and helps you make informed treatment decisions. It describes the most up-to-date nonmedical and alternative strategies for managing and reducing symptoms.
Interstitial cystitis, a chronic inflammation of the bladder, is frequently misdiagnosed, and this handbook reviews the latest medications and side effects, surgeries, and alternative treatment options for this condition. Illustrations.
About the Author
Robert M. Moldwin, MD, FACS, is director of the Interstitial Cystitis Center of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC).He is an assistant professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in New York City.
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