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5 Signs It’s Time to Treat Hemorrhoids

Uncomfortable and painful, hemorrhoids are a common condition that can cause itching, bleeding, and inflammation. They can also lead to infection if not treated. Small, vascular cushions located on or in the rectum help control bowel function. In some cases, too much...

Men’s Health: When to Treat Hemorrhoids

June is Men’s Health Month. This month, men are encouraged to assess their health concerns even if it’s something they may feel embarrassed about. Speaking of that, hemorrhoids is one of those issues that some men feel hesitant to seek help for. What are hemorrhoids...

How to Exercise When You Have Hemorrhoids

If you love keeping active but suffer from hemorrhoids, we’ve got good news for you. You may think those pesky swollen veins will get in the way of your exercise routine, right? Not necessarily. In fact, certain types of physical activity can help you manage or put...

Hemorrhoid Awareness Month

Do you feel any pain or discomfort in your anal area? How about a feeling of swelling around the anus? Or do you bleed during a bowel movement? You may have hemorrhoids. A lot of people feel embarrassed having hemorrhoids, but there’s really nothing to be...

OTC Hemorrhoid Treatments – Do They Work?

They swell, itch, and feel very uncomfortable. Hemorrhoids are one of those things that rarely become life-threatening, but are very hard to ignore. Caused by the increase of pressure in the rectal area, hemorrhoids can develop as a result of constant straining during...

Are Hemorrhoid Treatments Covered by Insurance?

Hemorrhoids are very common. In fact, about 1 in 20 Americans have them. While they rarely pose any serious harm to the patient, there are some cases that warrant medical attention. These include: • Symptoms that are not improving with conservative treatments In some...