Exercising with Hemorrhoids

Should you exercise with hemorrhoids? If you’re one of the many who vowed to start exercising this year, you may find yourself in a dilemma, especially if you have hemorrhoids. Exercising can cause straining and exacerbate the symptoms of hemorrhoids. On the other hand, not exercising can make you gain weight. Being sedentary can also […]

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How to Treat Hemorrhoidal Skin Tags

Anal skin tags are most commonly caused by stretched-out skin, usually due to previously swollen hemorrhoids. The skin around the anus is relatively loose to allow easy passage of stools. However, it is also for this reason why it’s prone to be stretched by enlargement of the underlying hemorrhoidal blood vessels. Anal skin tags may […]

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Hemorrhoid Awareness Month

Hemorrhoids are common. In fact, about 1 in 20 Americans have them. And almost half of adults age 50 and older have them. Causes of Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids can be brought about by several things. This includes repeated straining (either through constipation or diarrhea) during bowel movements, pregnancy, and obesity. All of these cause an increase […]

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Hemorrhoid Treatments Don’t Have to be Scary

Hemorrhoids may be rarely serious but they can cause a great deal of discomfort – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Some are hesitant to seek treatment, either because of feelings of embarrassment or fear of the treatment. Surgery isn’t the only option Initially, a specialist would recommend more conservative measures to keep your hemorrhoids from getting […]

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