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Walking and Hiking for Healing Hemorrhoids

One out of every three Americans will develop hemorrhoids sometime during their lives.  Whether you acquire this unwelcome condition due to pregnancy, constipation or lifting, hemorrhoids are painful and irritating.  Hemorrhoids can heal and return over again, and sometimes it is hard to know when they will flare and cause discomfort.  Eating more fiber, increasing water intake and getting regular … Continue reading »

How Exercise Can Help Prevent Hemorrhoids

Did you know that obesity is a cause of hemorrhoids? When there is excessive pressure on the lower rectum, hemorrhoids can be an unfortunate result. Therefore, weight loss and exercise may help prevent some cases of hemorrhoids. Here are four types of exercise that may help: Gluteal exercises. Working to build these muscles may help keep hemorrhoids away. Deadlifts and … 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 »

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 »