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Archive for the ‘Hemorrhoid Surgery’ Category

Using Soluble Fiber to Relieve Hemorrhoid Symptoms

While diarrhea, constipation and hemorrhoids may seem like very different medical conditions, they do have one thing in common. One of the biggest causes of all three conditions is a diet lacking in sufficient fiber.

Fiber, both the soluble and insoluble kinds, is necessary for proper digestion and excretion. Usually, fiber can be obtained through foods like whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables. Today’s prevalent 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 stor read more...