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Hemorrhoid Symptoms: Just for Men

One of the great misconceptions about hemorrhoids is that they are only related to pregnancy and therefore do not affect men. In actuality, men suffer from hemorrhoids just as often as women. Hemorrhoids develop when increased pressure in the anal and rectal area cause the veins surrounding the anus become swollen, itchy and inflamed. The causes of hemorrhoids include straining, … Continue reading »

Avocados Can Help Ease Hemorrhoids

Cinco de Mayo was just celebrated, and the goodness of your favorite celebration dip has super health benefits! Who doesn’t love guacamole? That smooth and mildly spicy condiment is not only super tasty but is also protecting you from hemorrhoids! Avocados are super-foods with amazing health benefits. Avocados are rich in anti-oxidants, molecules which attack harmful free radicals in the … Continue reading »

Adding Leeks to Your Diet Can Prevent Hemorrhoids

Leeks, vegetables that resemble an oversized green onion, are not only a great low-calorie option for one’s diet, but they also contain anti-cancer compounds that can help strengthen the body’s immune system as well as good digestion health to prevent and heal hemorrhoids. The compounds, also known as allyl sulfides, have shown to protect cells from cancer-causing hormones and chemicals, … Continue reading »

A Gift to Yourself: Hemorrhoid Banding

Taking care of yourself is one of the best gifts that you can give.  How often do we just decide to deal with discomfort instead of taking the step toward wellness?  Hemorrhoids can be annoying and uncomfortable, but many people just endure the discomfort because they don’t know that they have treatment options.  Yes, you do have more choices than … Continue reading »