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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...

What Are the Common Causes of Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are a common problem that many people experience at some point in their lives. In fact, more than half of older adults over the age of 50 have hemorrhoids. For many, hemorrhoids stay dormant, don’t cause any pain, or the pain is mild and manageable....

What to do About Hemorrhoids When You’re Pregnant

They itch and they burn – hemorrhoids are just one of the things many pregnant women face as a result of their hormonal and body changes. What are hemorrhoids?Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins inside or outside of your anus. Also known as piles, hemorrhoids can...

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...