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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Hemorrhoids Are More Common Than You Think

Hemorrhoids are very common. In the United States, about 1 in 20 Americans over age 50 have hemorrhoids.  What are hemorrhoids? Also known as piles, hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal and lower rectal areas. They are very similar to varicose veins. Hemorrhoids develop from increased pressure on the veins around the anal or […]

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