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Heredity and Hemorrhoids

Similar to physical features like hair and eye color, diseases and disorders can be passed down from generation to generation. Genes, the units of hereditary material that contains coded instructions which act as a blueprint for the development of the body’s cells and systems, can also carry specific diseases that are inherited.

It has long been known that diseases such as Alzheimer’s, depression, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis and cancers of the breast, ovaries, colon, prostate and skin are hereditary. What may surprise most people is the fact that hemorrhoids may also read more...

Sitz Bath Therapy for Hemorrhoids

Sitz Baths: An Overview

The Sitz bath, also known as hip bath, is a home remedy that originally came from Europe. The name itself comes from the German “sitzen”, which means to sit.

The hemorrhoid treatment consists of soaking the buttocks and hips in a solution of saline or plain water. Depending upon the condition being treated, hot or cold water may be used. One of the main effects of a sitz bath is to increase blood flow to the abdomen and pelvis, which ca 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...

Sitz Baths for Hemorrhoids Treatment


While the prevalence of hemorrhoids has given rise to a great variety of hemorrhoids treatments, including hemroids medications, there are many people who prefer not to use medications to treat their condition. Some do not like the risk of side effects that is present in conventional medications that

Hemorrhoids in Children


Hemorrhoids, also called hemroids, are a medical condition that is quite common. Hemroids affect both men and women, and it is estimated that half of the world’s population will have experienced hemorrhoids by the time they reach the age of 50.

Because hemroids are thought of as an aging condition and are more common in the elderly, most people are unaware tha read more...