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Hemorrhoids: The Unwelcome Inheritance

Sometimes, it’s ok to blame your parents, especially when it concerns hemorrhoids. Family history plays a large part in whether you will develop hemorrhoids, among many other factors. These other factors may include insufficient fiber in the diet, not drinking enough water, excessive straining during bowel movements, obesity, pregnancy and childbirth. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins around the anus and rectum that … Continue reading »

Hemorrhoids: You Can Blame Them on Your Momma!

Family History and Hemorrhoids There are a lot of things you might want to blame your Mom, but hemorrhoids are one thing you can honestly say, “Mom! You’re giving me a pain in my butt!” When it comes to hemorrhoids, family history increases your risk. Hemorrhoids are a condition involving the veins around the anus or lower rectum that have … Continue reading »