Interstitial Cystitis occurs when the signals sent through the pelvic nerves that tell the brain that the body needs to urinate are being interfered with. This results in variations of frequency in bladder pressure, as well as pain felt in both the bladder and the pelvis.
Interstitial Cystitis is more common in women than it is in men. The causes for the condition aren’t quite known, but factors that may be in play include:
- Presence of Chronic Pain Disorders
- Defect in the Bladder