What are the causal factors of hemorrhoids?

At least one out of five adults experience hemorrhoids from time to time. You may experience bleeding, itching and discomfort in the affected areas. Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins in the lower rectum and the anus region of the body. It is a result of increased pressure or strain on these particular […]

Hemorrhoids: What they are and their causes

In laymen’s terms, hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels in the anus and lower rectum. The rectum is the last portion of the large intestine before it ends. The anus is the portion where the stools or feces exits out of our body. A common term for hemorrhoids is piles; they are classified as internal and […]

How to effectively deal with hemorrhoids

Commonly known as piles, hemorrhoids resemble cushions of tissues in the anal region; they are filled with blood vessels, and support tissue, muscle, and elastic fibers. In their normal state, they are cushions that help with stool control. They become a disease when swollen or inflamed. According to a study, half the population in the […]