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Archive for the ‘External Hemorrhoids’ Category

Acupuncture as a Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, also referred to as hemroids, are a common medical condition that can cause sufferers discomfort and even embarrassment. The condition is estimated to affect millions of people worldwide, with the elderly being especially vulnerable to developing hemorrhoids.

Because of the prevalence of hemroids, there are many hemorrhoids treatment methods available, from medications to sur read more...

Vein Disorders and Sclerotherapy

Overview: Veins

Veins are the type of blood vessel that carries the body’s blood supply back to the heart. When the body’s different organs and systems take oxygen from the blood, that blood is released into the veins and goes directly to the heart and lungs for more oxygen. The lungs take carbon dioxide, a waste product, out of the blood and then put oxygen back into the blood so that it can be carried out to the body’s different systems again.

The veins are also used to store unused blood when the body is inactive. They store read more...

Complications to Sclerotherapy as a Hemorrhoid Treatment

Sclerotherapy as a Hemorrhoid Treatment

Sclerotherapy is a popular form of hemorrhoid treatment whereby a chemical agent is injected into the hemorrhoid to cause it to shrink and wither away. This hemroid treatment has a very high success rate at curing hemroids, however, it is not without complications, many of them due to the skill level of the doctor performing the procedure. Statistics read more...

Witch Hazel as a Hemorrhoids Treatment

witch hazel for hemorrhoidsWitch hazel is a natural remedy which has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, including hemorrhoids. It is distilled from the leaves and bark of the witch hazel plant to create creams or tinctures which can be used to shrink swollen tissue and provide relief from itching and irrita read more...