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Coffee Found To Have More Soluble Fiber Than OJ

Java hounds, rejoice! It appears that there’s dietary fiber in coffee. Spanish researchers have found that after grinding, coffee beans still have soluble dietary fiber in them, and that makes its way into your cup of Joe every morning. This type of fiber dissolves in water, and helps prevent cholesterol absorption by the intestines, so this is good news indeed. … Continue reading »

The Truth About Detoxification

When it comes to the digestive system, there’s no shortage of treatments guaranteed to keep it operating at peak efficiency. The trouble is a lot of these colon-cleansing products and procedures may do more harm than good. It’s easy to read ads for some of these products and get concerned. After all, they’re written to elicit just such a response. … Continue reading »

Tired of Hemorrhoids? Try Changing Your Diet

Unsure of what to eat when you have hemorrhoids? While there is no guarantee for hemorrhoid elimination, there are dietary changes you can make to prevent or reduce the likelihood of their return. Fruits and vegetables. In addition to providing plenty of nutrients, many fruits and vegetables contain fiber that aids digestion. Try adding fiber-rich items like raspberries, pears, broccoli … Continue reading »

Steps To Reduce Hemorrhoid Risk

Even though half of us will have had hemorrhoids by the time we turn 50, there are ways to lesson the odds. There are some concrete steps to take to reduce your risk, and most of them will do much to improve your overall health as well. They include: Eating a diet high in fiber, which promotes smoother, more regular … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

Moderate Exercise Can Help Heal Hemorrhoids

If you’re suffering from hemorrhoids you’ll do anything to keep from making them worse. But if you think exercise is a problem, think again. As with most everything else in life, the key here is moderation. Don’t overdo any exercise regimen, as you run the risk of pulls, strains or worse. And when it comes to hemorrhoids, be sure you’re … Continue reading »

Let’s Get Physical: Exercise & Hemorrhoids

If you’re suffering from hemorrhoids, the last thing you want to do is make the problem worse. But while physical exertion may cause some short-term swelling, exercise won’t do you any harm. That said, be sure you’re doing the right kind of exercise. Anything that involves downward abdominal pressure, like weight training, can cause more harm. Keep your activity to … Continue reading »

Hemorrhoid Treatments Vary, So Explore Your Options

If you’ve decided to do something about a hemorrhoid problem in 2012, good for you! There are plenty of options for treatment and removal, so now’s a great time to dig into the facts and see what’s right for you. Here’s some good news right off the bat: for many people, getting rid of hemorrhoid symptoms only means some changes … Continue reading »

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