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P.U.R.E. H.O.P.E. would like to thank the many contributors to the following columns/articles that help make the organization the place to go for answers.


Other Organizations and Resources
     CLICK HERE for an updated list of organizations that can assist you

     CLICK HERE for a collection of treatment and support options

Prescription Assistance Programs
     CLICK HERE for an updated list of programs that can assist you

Recommended Books
     CLICK HERE for recommended books for all types of pelvic pain



A Spouse's Perspective
     by Andrew Sandler, Ph.D.

Body pH vs Urine pH
     by Julie Beyer, MA, RD

Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
     by NKUDIC

Dietary Recommendations for Interstitial Cystitis
     by Fred S. Emmite, R.Ph., CDM

IF 3WAVE - A new approach tochronic pelvic andInterstitial Cystitis(IC) pain.
     by Dr. Daniel Brookoff

Imaging the Urinary Tract
     by NKUDIC

Interstitial Cystitis
     by Karen Delhey, M.D.

Interstitial Cystitis = Female Sexual Dysfunction
     by Christopher Jayne, M.D.

Patient Perceived Outcomes of Treatments Used for Interstitial Cystitis
     by Jennifer R. Hill, Ginger Isom-Batz, Georgia Panagopoulos, Kay Zakariasen, Elizabeth Kavaler

Physical Therapy for Pelvic Pain
     by Lyne Stewart, P.T., LMT

Probiotics: Importance to Women
     by Brad Douglass, PhD.

Psychosocial Consequences of Chronic Pain
     by Stacey L. Bourland, Ph.D.

Review of Recent Literature:  Interstitial Cystitis and Urinary Markers
     by Peter Lotze, M.D., PURE HOPE Medical Advisory Board Chairperson

Urodynamic Testing
     by NKUDIC

Your Urinary System and How it Works
     by NKUDIC

Where's the Fat?
     by Fred S. Emmite, R.Ph., CDM


Lyne Ezenwa P.T.
The Pelvic Health and
Physical Therapy Center
7900 Fannin Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77054

July 2011:  Bladder irritants
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

June 2011:  Heat vs. Ice
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

May 2011:  Vulvar Irritants
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

April 2011:  Heat versus Ice
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

March 2011:  Intercourse
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

February 2011:  Exercise
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

January 2011:  Constipation
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

December 2010:  Seating Solution
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

November 2010:  True or false? You should keep your pelvic floor muscles tight at all time to prevent leakage and/or pain.
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

October 2010:  What is a Kegel?
     by Lyne Ezenwa P.T.

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