The Bladder Blog
At Urosystem, our mission is to provide practice-changing medical solutions for urinary bladder diseases to patients and health practitioners by
facilitating timely diagnosis, effective treatment, and life-long follow-up.
We are dedicated to raising awareness about
IC/BPS (Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome) and invite you to share our content with those impacted by this condition.
We trust that you will find valuable insights and practical tips as you explore this page. Enjoy your reading and may you discover beneficial information along the way!
September 19th, 2023
September Awareness Month for Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS)
September is Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) awareness month, a time to shed light on this often-misunderstood condition that affects millions of lives. IC/BPS is a chronic bladder condition characterized by recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort, and a frequent and urgent need to urinate. This condition can significantly impact a person's quality of life, making awareness and support crucial.
July 7th, 2023
Travelling Tips for IC/BPS Patients
Most people are looking forward to the holiday season for some well-deserved rest after the long year’s work. For an IC/BPS patient, things, unfortunately, can be different. Regardless of going by car, bus, or plane, travelling is always challenging. Not only are the urinary symptoms bothersome, the long sitting and the constant shaking movement of the vehicles can easily lead to flare-up.
June 1st, 2023
IC/BPS: Explore the journey of living with a chronic disease.
Living with a chronic disease is an immense challenge that can significantly impact every aspect of a person's life. The physical, emotional, and psychological toll can be overwhelming, but it is essential to remember that life is still full of possibilities. In this blog post, we explore the journey of living with an incurable disease and discuss ways to navigate the complexities while finding hope, strength, and fulfilment along the way.
January 26th, 2023
Overactive Bladder Syndrome – a More than Bothersome Condition
Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a symptom syndrome, characterized by urinary urgency, which is usually accompanied by increased urinary frequency and nocturia without any urinary tract infection or other detectable diseases.
January 2nd, 2023
Introducing our new Chief Medical Officer: Bela Koves
With this blog, we’d like to welcome Béla Köves MD, Ph.D. to the UroSystem Team as Chief Medical Officer. In this short interview, we’d like to present the amazing work he’s done in urology and beyond, as well as give you an idea of what kind of path led him to UroSystem.
October 17th, 2022
Painless Urological Treatment? The UroDapter makes it possible!
Let us introduce ourselves. We are UroSystem, a company based in Hungary developing medical devices for the treatment of lower urinary tract conditions, such as Urinary Tract Infections or Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. We are to make the treatment of these diseases less painful and the life of the patients better.
September 1st, 2022
Diary Enter: Valeria's Story pt. II
I have had BPS for over three years now and I am so fed up with it. It made my life, my lifestyle my everyday upside down in the worst possible way. At first, I thought little of it but I guess I am not the only one.
August 9th, 2022
Flare Triggers & Flare Calmers: figuring out what exactly triggers and calms the flares
Arguably, one of the worst parts of IC might be the dreaded flare.
Most patients can learn to adjust their lifestyles to heightened voiding frequency and urgency. But painful flares are IC patients' worst enemy. They're sometimes difficult to avoid and difficult to get through, but mostly, nobody wants to have that kind of pain.
July 1st, 2022
The Time Has Come: IC/BPS for Therapists in Hungary
Last month makes history with the first accredited training in Hungary focused on interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) for doctors. The event took place on the 27th of May 2022, in Budapest and welcomed 50 professionals including gynecologists and urologists. UroSystem’s plans to host this training were unfortunately postponed by 2 years due to the pandemic. The lectures were presented by Dr. Sándor Lovász MD., PhD., urologist, inventor, IC/BPS specialist, Dr. Mariann Nagy IC/BPS specialist, and Dr. Béla Köves PhD., urologist, expert of urinary tract infections.
March 25th, 2022
IC diet: Things we know about a diet being effective!
Regardless of any other therapy applied in case of severe symptoms, it is worth for IC/BPS patients helping the recovery with lifestyle changes, too. One of the most important parts of it is to create the best possible diet.