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Chia Seeds: How They Prevent Hemorrhoids

We all know that fiber does wonders in hemorrhoid prevention and aiding in digestion. So, what’s the latest trend in fibrous foods? The chia seed – a whole grain that originated in Mexico and South America – have been popping up in grocery stores recently, and for a good reason. Along with high amounts of omega fatty acids, chia seeds … Continue reading »

Don’t Be A Statistic: Easy Ways to Prevent Hemorrhoids

Usually when half of us have had a common experience, we will talk about it. That’s certainly not the case with hemorrhoids, however. Yep, at least 50 percent of all Americans have had hemorrhoids by the time they turn 50. But because we may not understand how we’ve gotten them, we’re often unsure how to prevent a recurrence or, better … Continue reading »

Is Fiber The Key To A Hemorrhoid-Free Life?

Eating more fiber is a proven way to reduce your risk of hemorrhoids, not to mention helping your entire digestive system and overall health in general. But sometimes fiber isn’t enough. According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, high-fiber foods include Beans Whole grains and bran cereals Fresh fruits Vegetables like asparagus, cabbage and carrots But it’s important to … 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 »

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 »

Welcome to HemHealing.com, Your Source For Hemorrhoid Relief

At some point in their lives, more than half of the U.S. population will have dealt with hemorrhoids. If you are doing so now, don’t suffer in silence. Hemorrhoids, while they can be embarrassing and uncomfortable, are not uncommon. In fact, they can affect just about anyone, and about half of all people have experienced hemorrhoids by the time they … Continue reading »

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