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From a social entrepreneur’s desk:

Our suffering patients need more care and more human touch, our rush to create wealth is consuming humanity,we need more responsible medication and more human touch in healthcare. This has led us to pursue our journey of ‘social entrepreneurship’ in healthcare. We at Swati Spentose are the new age entrepreneurs who are committed to                                 ‘being the change we want to see’.

We are the first private Indian company to lead a dedicated initiative on a neglected disease like IC and soon on Varicose Veins, hemorrhoids & diabetic nephropathy. More than 300 patients in 64 cities through 74 doctors share a feeling of deep JOY & Satisfaction, for what our initiatives of last 5 years have achieved, at a cost of more than 5 Crore invested accords the scientific platform

We are committed to the awareness and management of this neglected disease IC. We The history of IC dates back to the 18th century: welcome doctors, patients, NGO’s, individuals and anyone who is willing and committed to making the life of suffering patients comfortable and help them live a normal life.


The Ultimate IC Friendly Bathroom:

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 9 December 1,2011

Having IC is challenging. ICers should make sure to have some smallpleasures that will make those restroom moments more bearable. To avoid unnecessarybladder infections, you need to make sure that the bathroom stays clean. Here are someideas!..... READ MORE

“I need help with this Pain!”

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 9 December 1,2011

Have you ever been there? You are sitting allalone. There is no one home with you and you are inintense pain. You cannot deal with your pain another second. Another minute! Let alone another hour orday! How do you do it? How do you get through themost horrendous moments of your pain? What do youdo? How can you be who you want to be, when you arein so much pain? How do you keep yourself fromgoing over the edge? Where is the edge? Before the ICdiagnosis, intense pain usually was a reason to call thedoctor, go to the hospital ER or at the very least get off your feet and lie down and rest to see what happens Now, pain is confusing. You know you are not dying, although the pain seems to tell you that you are. You know intellectually that it will pass, yet this moment seems to last forever. How do you get through these moments of intense pain? ....READ MORE

Hormones trigger IC Flares...

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 9 December 1,2011

The bladder lining can be sensitive to the hormone changes that occur each month during the menstrual cycle. Some patients flare when their progesterone levels are higher, while others flare when their estrogen levels are higher. While some doctors may disagree as to why this occurs, many women struggle with an IC flare on the day that they ovulate and a few days before their period. The good news is that these flares are often predictable and short term. The bladder wall flare strategies can be used. In an article on IC and menopause Gaye Sandler explains why hormones can contribute to bladder symptoms.....READ MORE

How the Bowel can trigger Bladder Pain

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 9 December 1,2011

What’s the worst that could happen after eating a slice of pepperoni pizza? A little heartburn, for most people. But for up to a million women in the world, enjoying that piece of pizza has painful consequences. They have a chronic bladder condition that causes pelvic pain. Spicy food-as well as citrus, caffeine, tomatoes and alcohol– can cause a flare in their symptoms and intensify the pain.....READ MORE