Family Health

Category - Seniors

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition that affects the prostate gland in men. “Hyperplasia” means enlargement. “Benign” means the enlargement isn’t caused by...

Barrett’s Esophagus

What is Barrett’s esophagus? Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that affects your esophagus. This is the tube that goes from your throat to your stomach. When you swallow, food travels down this tube and into your...

Balancing Work and Caregiving

Caring for a loved one who is chronically ill can be very challenging. In addition, many family caregivers also work outside the home. If you do, you might feel overwhelmed by the difficulty of balancing all of your...

Bacterial Endocarditis

What is bacterial endocarditis? Bacterial, or infective, endocarditis (BE) is a type of infection. It occurs in the valves and inner lining of your heart (called the endocardium). BE is not common, but can happen if...

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