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Pycnogenol for Hemorrhoids Treatment

Pycnogenol: An Overview

Pycnogenol is a plant extract taken from the bark of a type of pine tree that typically grows in the southwest region of France.  It has been studied for years for its anti-oxidant properties, and protects the cells of the body from free radicals, which can damage cells and eventually lead to cancer and heart disease.  Pycnogenol is one of the few anti-oxidants that can protect brain cells by crossing the blood-brain barrier.

In addition to its anti-oxidant benefits, Pycnogenol reduces lowers blood pressure, eases allergie read more...

Shark Liver Oil for Hemorrhoids Treatment


Shark liver oil has been used by fisherman in remedies for different health conditions for many years.  Taken from the liver of cold-water dwelling sharks, the oil contains high concentrations of vitamin A, among other substances known to be beneficial to your health.  In Europe today, it is considered a viable alternative medicine for many conditions.  In the United States, shark liver oil is considered a health supplement, and is used as a treatment for many diverse conditions, hemorrhoids being j read more...

Horse Chestnut for Hemorrhoids Treatment


If you are one of the millions of people around the world who suffer from hemorrhoids, also known as hemroids, you know just how uncomfortable the condition can be.Most hemroids sufferers are anxious to find relief, but at the same time may find the condition too embarrassing to talk about with a doctor or pharmacist.There are plenty of over-the-counter hemorrhoids medications available on the market today, but conventional creams and ointments can r 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

The Four Stages of Internal Hemorrhoids

Overview: Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are an uncomfortable medical condition that is quite common, with some studies indicating that up to 90% of the population will experience the condition in some form during their lifetime. Each particular sufferer’s case of hemroids is different, however, read more...