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Archive for the ‘Hemorrhoids’ Category

Treating Bleeding Hemorrhoids with Aloe Vera


When dealing with hemorrhoids, the most important thing you can do is to prevent constipation and the straining that goes along with it. Both can cause hemorrhoids to develop, and can aggravate existing hemorrhoidal tissue.

When hemroids do occur, it is important to keep from irritating the already inflamed hemorrhoidal tissue in order to allow the hemorrhoids to heal. There are a number of natural remedies that can be used for hemorrhoids treatment which h read more...

Cryotherapy for Hemorrhoids Treatment

Overview: Non-Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatments

There are a variety of non-surgical hemorrhoids treatments currently in use, and all have similar benefits when it comes to providing relief from the symptoms of hemorrhoids. Non-surgical techniques are less invasive than surgery for hemroids, and as such have shorter and fewer painful recovery periods.

Some of the more popular non-surgical treatments for hemorrhoids include rubber band ligation, sclerotherapy, electric current treatment and heat coagulation. Another form o read more...

Aging and Hemorrhoids

No matter how we may try to hold off its effects, aging happens to all of us. As we age, we undergo many physical, emotional and social changes. The body’s many systems slow down and its regenerative powers decrease. All of these factors make older people more prone to certain diseases and conditions, hemorrhoids being a prime example.

Hemorrhoids, also referred to as hemroids, develop when the veins in the anus and rectum are subjected to prolonged stress. The blood vessels in these areas then become swollen and irritated, and hemroids occur.

Aging causes some specific factors th

Avoiding Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy


Hemorrhoids are a condition that many women develop during pregnancy. The reasons for this are simple. Hemorrhoids occur when prolonged pressure is put on the veins in the anal and rectal areas. Pregnancy, specifically the weight of the developing fetus, strains these veins to the point that they can turn into hemroids. This is particularly true during the third trimester of pregnancy, when the fetus reaches its maximum weight.

In addition to the weight of the fetus, other factors which occur specifically during pregnancy can contribute to the read more...

Adding Psyllium to Smoothies to Treat Hemorrhoids

Smoothies have long been used to provide a filling snack between meals and prevent overeating. What many people do not know is that adding psyllium fiber to these fruity drinks can actually treat hemorrhoids as well.

Psyllium Fiber: An Overview

Psyllium fiber has long been used for overall bowel health. When used to increase fiber in the diet, psyllium helps prevent constipation and diarrhea, two well-known causes of hemroids. Psyllium adds bulk read more...