Answers a question about the treatment for anal fissure. Importance of fiber from diet; Ointments that ease symptoms; Information on sphincterectomy.
Affecting half of all Americans by age 50, hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum and anus that can cause the surrounding tissues to burn, itch, or bleed. Common causes include continual sitting, straining during bowel movements, obesity, and pregnancy and childbirth. Eating plenty of fiber (fruits, vegetables, whole grains) and staying hydrated helps. You could also light a candle to Fiacre, the patron saint of hemorrhoids, as you try these natural remedies to soothe, shrink, and prevent this uncomfortable condition.
A - what
B - Sitz Bath
C - Horse Chestnut
D - Witch Hazel
Reports on the use of horse chestnut seeds for relief of hemorrhoids which are enlarged or varicosed veins of the anus and rectum. Active ingredients in horse chestnuts including hydroxycoumarin...
Hemorrhoids are a nuisance. While they are occasionally alarming, they'll never kill us. In fact, the greatest risk of hemorrhoids is the possibility of attributing symptoms of serious conditions like colorectal cancer to them.
What they are
"Hemorrhoids" is a term describing enlarged veins in the rectum and anus. The majority of hemorrhoids, and those responsible for the most frequent symptoms, are internal, that is, they are inside the anus. The remainder, external hemorrhoids, are under the skin around the anus.