Nancy Muller,

Nancy wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Incontinence.

Fall Prevention and Its Relationship to Safe Toileting

NAFC’s intern Megan Spradlin, headed to nursing school for her BSN this coming winter, did some research recently on fall prevention and its close connection to safe toileting.With Falls Prevention Month upon us, it is a good time to revisit this top...
Nancy Muller

Peyronie's Disease: What It Is and How to Manage

Peyronie’s Disease (also known as Chronic Inflammation of the Tunica Albuginea (CITA), is a connective tissue disorder involving the growth of fibrous plaques, or scarring, in the soft tissue of the penis. It is estimated to affect up to 10% of all m...
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Urodynamics Testing: What It Is and When You Need It

Urodynamics testing is an in-office procedure for men and women, typically in a urologist’s or urogynecologist’s office, to help determine how well the bladder is storing urine without leakage and how well it is emptying urine upon controlled demand. ...
Nancy Muller

When Constipation is the Enemy

Americans are notorious for spending outrageous amounts on laxatives and other remedies in their battle against chronic constipation. Product producers estimated that at least $725 million is expended yearly on the problem that plagues so many people...
Nancy Muller

Ovarian Cancer: Listening for the Body's Signals

I distinctly recall the advice, twenty-five years ago, of my own OBGYN when searching for a pediatrician as a first-time mother: find someone who listens to your child’s symptoms and who can diagnose a problem quickly and accurately from your input. ...
Nancy Muller