What Color Are Hemorrhoids?

Anyone can get a hemorrhoid, especially when you are hugely stressful all the time, since this is the most common cause of rectal and anal complaints. If you haven’t had experienced this disease before you may be curious about what it looks like and what color hemorrhoids are supposed to be? Now let’s learn the symptoms of hemorrhoids in order to help you to get better diagnosis and treatment. Continue reading What Color Are Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoid Pillow

hemorrhoid-seat-cushion-reviewsBesides of over-the-counter hemorrhoid medication, topical creams, and surgery, is there anything that can give quick relief to hemorrhoid pain? It is fair to say that a hemorrhoid pillow can be one of ideal options in this regard. This is because its design is based on one of the most common causes of this condition – prolonged sitting. Since nowadays sedentary lifestyle is inevitable to most people, the only way out is to minimize the health hazards caused by sedentary desk jobs. From this perspective, sitting on pillows is a good option to find quick relief. Continue reading Hemorrhoid Pillow

What is a Hemorrhoid Donut?

hemorrhoid-cushionA hemorrhoid donut is named so for a simple reason – it looks like a doughnut. In fact, it is a type of cushion designed for a specific purpose. Sometimes it is called ring cushion too due to the O-shaped style. By the way, another popular similar item is hemorrhoid pillow, which is more conventional in appearance. Actually they work the same way although they look slightly different. Continue reading What is a Hemorrhoid Donut?

How to Prevent Hemorrhoids from Coming Back?

hemorrhoids-preventionProbably you know that hemorrhoids patients are prone to recurrence. Then why is that so? Perhaps the answer is to be found in everyday life. That’s to say, if you indulge, whether consciously or unconsciously, some unhealthy living habits or fail to take preventive measures, hemorrhoids will take hold again. So, if you want to get rid of hemorrhoids for good, prevention is the key. Continue reading How to Prevent Hemorrhoids from Coming Back?

Does Smoking Affect Hemorrhoids?

cigarettes-and-hemorrhoidsRelevant medical studies have shown that cigarette smoking is one major behavior risk factor that contributes to a variety of diseases like cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In fact, smoking has become the No. 2 global killer, following high blood pressure. In addition, it also plays an important part in the development of hemorrhoids. Continue reading Does Smoking Affect Hemorrhoids?

Alcohol and Hemorrhoids

hemorrhoids-bleeding-while-sleepingDoes alcohol cause hemorrhoids? Unlikely as it seems, this condition can’t be caused by simply drinking. However, a link does exist between drinking large amounts of alcohol and the flare-ups. In other words, excessive intake of alcohol just irritates the existing ones and then makes them much worse, instead of causing this condition itself. Continue reading Alcohol and Hemorrhoids

What is a Sitz Bath?

sitz-bath-instructionsAs one of the symbols of human civilization, regular body bath and face washing have become the most basic hygiene habits. A sitz bath, also known as hip bath, will become a good hygiene practices in the future too since it is one of the practical measures for disease prevention and treatment. Similarly, the sitz bath tub will be recognized and popular too, just like it cousin – the regular bath tub and washbasin. Apparently, for patients with hemorrhoids and similar conditions this is another piece of good news besides of hemorrhoid pillow and hemorrhoid donut.

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