Hemorrhoids are dilated veins, or varicose veins, located inside of the anal canal (internal hemorrhoids), or at the anal opening (external hemorrhoids). Fortunately, hemorrhoids can be treated easily, and may be prevented in many cases. Since the condition of hemorrhoids almost always tends to worsen over the years, gentle, safe and recommended treatments for hemorrhoids are encouraged as soon as they are discovered.
Hemorrhoids bother about 89% of all Americans at some time in their lives. Hemorrhoids caused Napoleon to sit side-saddle, sent President Jimmy Carter to the operating room, and benched baseball star George Brett during the 1980 World Series. Over two thirds of all healthy people reporting for physical examinations reported to have hemorrhoids.
It is strongly advised to start treating hemorrhoids and their causes when they first become known. For everyone there is a cure for hemorrhoids that works well for them.
You can easily find commercial products that will afford you temporary relief. However, your goals should be to first find out what caused your hemorrhoids and remove these causitive factors, then find your effective hemorrhoid home remedy that will help you get rid of your hemorrhoids forever
You can most probably find a good treatment for hemorrhoids that will work for you.
Alternatively, you may elect to just ignore your hemorrhoid problems until they get worse. Many go this route, but it is not recommended. Treating hemorrhoids in the early stages is a fairly simple matter.
Later, when the problems get really serious, they are more difficult to deal with. If they get bad enough, expensive (and painful) surgery may be your only alternative…
Disclaimer: Nothing in the above explanations is intended to be or represented to be or should be construed to be any form of medical advice. The information herein has been gleaned from medical journals, news articles in the popular press and other freely-available public sources. It is presented here for informational purposes only. For any medical advice the reader is urged to consult with his or her licensed physician or other medical specialist.
Author – George Olsen