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Fear of Embarrassment

When it comes to discussing your health, there’s no doubt that hemorrhoids are an uncomfortable subject. Most people don’t look forward to describing the shape, look or feel of their hemorrhoids – even in the privacy of a doctor’s office. According to the Mayo Clinic, about half of adults experience anal itching, discomfort or bleeding as a result of hemorrhoids. … Continue reading »

Latest Hemorrhoid News

If you are coping with hemorrhoids, there are lots of ways to find relief. Assessing the problem properly is key to finding the best, fastest cure. For example, some people do fine with home remedies and over-the-counter products. Others, especially those who have repeated flare-ups, often need to have an outpatient treatment done, or even surgery. A lot of factors … 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 »

Embarrassed By Hemorrhoids? Don’t Be

There’s no doubt about it – hemorrhoids can be an uncomfortable, if not embarrassing ailment. Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in the anus and lower rectum that can cause pain, itching, bleeding and, due to their sensitive location, blushing. But hemorrhoids are much more common than some may think. According to the Mayo Clinic, about half of the population … Continue reading »