Have you been punished for using the restroom at work? You are not alone!

It’s hard to believe that, in 2014, companies are still trying to punish people who need to use the restroom more frequently.  Case in point, Chicago’s WaterSaver Faucet Company. Their union, Teamsters local 743, has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board claiming WaterSaver unfairly disciplined 19 workers in June for“excessive use” of washrooms....more

The Interstitial Cystitis Diet Simplified

The IC Diet is a very healthy, simple, natural diet. If you’re addicted to junk food, this is going to be a big change. Rather than buying pre-made foods, we suggest making homemade meals so that you know exactly what the ingredients are....more

Is Bacon Bladder Friendly For Patients With Interstitial Cystitis or Bladder Pain

In the IC Diet Guidelines, fresh, organic meats are always recommended over preserved meats such as salami or bologna. Why? Because preserved meats usually contain a variety of chemicals and additives, such as sodium nitrite, that could irritate the bladder. But, what about bacon? Is “uncured” vs. “cured” bacon more IC friendly? It can be but there are some pros and cons....more