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Hemorrhoids & Heartburn: Is There A Connection?

Heartburn is never any fun, but if you don’t give it the time and attention it deserves, it could turn back up on the backside of the digestive process in the form of hemorrhoids. Treating heartburn properly is just as important as recognizing the condition, however. If you find that jalapeno nachos are more trouble than they’re worth, then cut … Continue reading »

Heart Health Can Mean A Hemorrhoid-Free Future

February is American Heart Month, and the steps you take to make your ticker healthier might also help you stave off hemorrhoids as well! Exercise and diet are two major factors that affect digestive health. In fact, a team of French physicians found that moderate exercise, which they defined as broadly as taking a brisk 30-minute walk five times a week … Continue reading »

Heal Hemorrhoids Faster With Proper Diet

When someone says, “You are what you eat,” they’re really not kidding. That’s especially true when you consider how a good diet can help prevent, and maybe even eliminate, hemorrhoids. Proper nutrition goes a long way towards keeping us healthy. That begins with a digestive system that’s working smoothly and effectively. And while a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and … Continue reading »

Fiber-Rich Diets Help Reduce, Eliminate Hemorrhoids

Need another reason to get more nutritious fiber into your diet? How about reducing the chance of getting hemorrhoids, or helping to rid of them quicker if you’re suffering? A diet with plenty of fiber and water means that you’ll have softer stools, which are easier to pass. That, in turn, means less pressure on hemorrhoids if you’ve got them, … Continue reading »

Hemorrhoids Don’t Have To Be A Fact of Life If You’re Over 40

While it’s true that hemorrhoids happen to at least 50 percent of us, and that they are more common in people over the age of 40, that doesn’t mean you have to sit around and wait for them to happen. A sensible diet with plenty of fiber and water will help your colon to function at maximum efficiency, and that … Continue reading »

What You Eat Affects Hemorrhoid Development — Or Lack Thereof

Chalk up another reason to maintain a healthy diet: avoiding hemorrhoids! If your idea of nutritional balance is offsetting three candy bars with a diet soda, you’re just asking for trouble when it comes to digestion. And that means, down the road, you’re more likely to develop hemorrhoids. An unhealthy diet can lead to constipation, and the straining and stretching … Continue reading »

Pushing Away From The Table Can Help Avoid Hemorrhoids

Need another reason to lose weight? How about avoiding hemorrhoids? If you’re eating more than you should, you’re causing all sorts of chaos in your body. The digestive system has to work harder, and work more consistently, because of the extra food it has to process. That, in turn, means that your body is producing more waste, which makes your … Continue reading »

Smooth Digestive Process Helps Avoid Hemorrhoid Development

One of the many reasons for sticking to a balanced diet has nothing to do with what goes into your body, but what comes out. Too much fried or fatty food, or processed junk food in general, can lead to digestive upset. And whether that’s heartburn or gas, or worse problems such as constipation or diarrhea, the end result is … Continue reading »