Did you know that persistent pain in the pelvic region is triggered by non-gynecological functional disorders of the bladder, lower bowel and/or supportive structures of the pelvis at least 80% of the time?
Yet many practitioners don’t think about painful bladder syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis or IC) when patients present with chronic sexual pain and “frequent UTIs”. Learn More about IC in this video. Use the time stamps to find what’s most important to you!
0:41 UTIs vs. Interstitial Cystitis
1:18 Overlapping Conditions
1:35 Pelvic Cross-Talk
2:00 Functional Nutrition Perspective
3:30 Gut Microbiome and Gene Expression
6:05 SIBO & How 50% of Study Participants Eliminated Bladder Pain
7:03 Dr. Echenberg Joins Us for the Clinical Perspective on IC
10:37 Inflammation & Vulvodynia
11:57 Physical Exam
16:13 Bladder Installations
23:05 Oral Medications
30:05 Recognizing It Early
31:26 Aloe Vera
Stephanie Yeager: Passionate about spreading the word of hope and healing for those like her, influencing a paradigm shift in the medical community toward greater understanding of chronic pelvic pain disorders, and prevention initiatives that may protect young women before onset can occur.