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What Are Hemorrhoids?

Most people have heard of the pain and agony that hemorrhoids can cause but many people are still not sure of exactly what they are.   So what are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are the veins within and around the rectum that have become swollen and stretched usually due to excessive pressure or straining. Hemorrhoids can occur internally […]


7 Top Causes of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are the veins and tissue located in the anus and rectum.  Everyone has hemorrhoids.  When healthy, their function is to keep stool from leaking out of the rectum.  Hemorrhoids become a problem when they become dilated, stretched and irritated.   This is when most people become aware that they exist.  So how do you […]


Common Causes Of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a common condition that will affect upwards of forty percent of the population at some point in their lives.  Although, hemorrhoids can affect people of all ages from children to adults, they are most common in people over age forty.  There are many different reasons that hemorrhoids can occur.  Following are some of […]