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  09/11/2011

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TREATING THE CAUSES OF ILNESS RATHER THAN THE SYMPTOMS

FAQS for HEMORRHOIDS / BURN / SKIN-DISEASE / VD

Frequently Asked Questions of Hemorrhoids

1. What are hemorrhoids ?
2. What causes hemorrhoids ?
3. Who gets hemorrhoids ?
4. Should I see TCM doctor ?
5. What can I do about hemorrhoids ?
6. Will I need surgery ?
7. What herbal medicine should I use?
1. What are hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The type of hemorrhoid you have depends on where it occurs.

  • Internal hemorrhoids involve the veins inside your rectum. Internal hemorrhoids usually don't hurt but they may bleed painlessly.
  • Prolapsed hemorrhoids may stretch down until they bulge outside your anus. A prolapsed hemorrhoid may go back inside your rectum on its own, or you can gently push it back inside.
  • External hemorrhoids involve the veins outside the anus. They can be itchy or painful and can sometimes crack and bleed.

If you have a hemorrhoid, you may feel a tender lump on the edge of your anus. You may also see blood on the toilet paper or in the toilet after a bowel movement.

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2. What causes hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are caused by increased pressure in the veins of your anus or rectum. One of the main causes is straining when you're trying to have a bowel movement. This may happen if you're constipated or if you have diarrhea. It may also happen if you sit on the toilet too long. Hemorrhoids can also be caused by obesity, heavy lifting or any other activity that caused you to strain.

Hemorrhoids, the painful condition in which the rectum and the anus remain swollen and inflamed, can be caused by a variety of factors. Most of these factors are directly or indirectly related to poor lifestyle. The present condition of the body also has a lot to contribute to the development of the disease. Lifestyle basically means the quality and quantity of foods being consumed, the amount and types of exercise, posture and so on.

Main Causes of Hemorrhoids

  • Constipation

Constipation is a condition where evacuating the bowels becomes very strained and difficult. The whole body, especially the rectum, has to be strained to eliminate the waste. This leads to swelling in the rectal region causing hemorrhoids.

  • Improper Diet

Less than adequate intake of fruits and vegetables is one of the common causes of hemorrhoids. Foods that are high in fat content, including cheese, milk and red meat, are widely consumed in western countries. Our body does not respond positively to such a diet, which can then lead not only to hemorrhoids but also cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

  • Obesity

Obese people are more prone to hemorrhoids, as the extra weight presses down on the veins and the colon wall, resulting in the protrusion of the colon wall and weakening of the veins leading to hemorrhoids.

  • Water

Water acts as a lubricant, allowing the waste to slide out of the body without much effort. However, low consumption of water leads to inadequate amounts of water in the body, which in turn results in the waste sticking to and pulling on the colon wall. This causes inflammation and irritation in the colon wall, leading to further problems in elimination of waste. The colon wall starts getting damaged, resulting in hemorrhoids.

  • Pregnancy

Many women experience hemorrhoids during pregnancy. Some face it after delivery because of the high blood pressure experienced in the body’s lower half. During delivery, when the baby is pushed out, the pressure is at its peak. It usually happens to women who had not exercised enough in the initial phase of pregnancy.
Lack of Exercise: Proper exercise is one of the characteristics of a healthy lifestyle. This keeps the blood circulation in perfect working order, which means healthy colon walls and lower risk of hemorrhoids. Therefore, low levels of physical activity and exercise can cause hemorrhoids. That is not all; hemorrhoids can also be caused by the wrong type of exercise. Basically, strenuous exercises, such as prolonged running and heavy weight lifting, put immense pressure on the colon wall, forcing it to extend outside of the body. There might come a time when the colon wall remains outside, leading to hemorrhoids.

  • Liver Disease

Excessive consumption of junk food and intake of coffee and alcohol may result in liver diseases. Poorly functioning liver exerts increased pressure on the rectal veins as blood gets accumulated in the pelvic region.
Harsh Wiping: Hemorrhoids can also be caused by wiping the anus too hard or for a long time.
Diarrhea: Frequent bowel movements during diarrhea exert pressure around the rectal veins resulting in hemorrhoids.

  • Genetics

Hemorrhoids can also be caused by genetic conditions. For instance, individuals suffering from genetic conditions due to which they are unable to get rid of waste properly are vulnerable to hemorrhoids. These people cannot do much to avoid hemorrhoids, except practicing a healthy lifestyle.
The present life conditions may as well lead to hemorrhoids. For instance, people who generally suffer from poor health also experience disturbances in their normal bodily functions. They face difficulty in getting rid of waste and are thus vulnerable to hemorrhoids. .

Hemorrhoids can also be caused by adopting an incorrect position on the toilet seat, and through anal sex. However, it can be cured completely if diagnosed and treated early.

 

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3. Who gets hemorrhoids?

Just about everyone has hemorrhoids at some time. But some things may make you more likely to get them. People whose parents had hemorrhoids may be more likely to get them. Pregnant women often get hemorrhoids because of the strain from carrying the baby and from giving birth. Being very overweight or standing or lifting too much can make hemorrhoids worse.

 

4. Should I see TCM professionals?

See your TCM professionals if you notice bleeding to make sure the cause is hemorrhoids and not some other problem. Bleeding from your rectum or anus or bloody stools may be a sign of something more serious such as cancer.

 

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5. What can I do about hemorrhoids?

Preventing constipation

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The type of hemorrhoid you have depends on where it occurs. Basic have three types:

  1. Internal hemorrhoids involve the veins inside your rectum. Internal hemorrhoids usually don't hurt but they may bleed painlessly.
  2. Prolapsed hemorrhoids may stretch down until they bulge outside your anus. A prolapsed hemorrhoid may go back inside your rectum on its own, or you can gently push it back inside.
  3. External hemorrhoids involve the veins outside the anus. They can be itchy or painful and can sometimes crack and bleed.

If you have a hemorrhoid, you may feel a tender lump on the edge of your anus. You may also see blood on the toilet paper or in the toilet after a bowel movement.
Hemorrhoids are caused by increased pressure in the veins of your anus or rectum. One of the main causes is straining when you're trying to have a bowel movement. This may happen if you're constipated or if you have diarrhea. It may also happen if you sit on the toilet too long. Hemorrhoids can also be caused by obesity, heavy lifting or any other activity that caused you to strain.
See your TCM professionals if you notice bleeding to make sure the cause is hemorrhoids and not some other problem. Bleeding from your rectum or anus or bloody stools may be a sign of something more serious such as cancer.
Good and green diet may prevent constipation

  1. Include more fiber in your diet. Fresh fruits, leafy vegetables, and whole-grain breads and cereals are good sources of fiber.
  2. Drink plenty of fluids (except alcohol). Eight glasses of water a day is ideal.
  3. Exercise regularly.
  4. Avoid laxatives, except bulk-forming laxatives such as Fiberal, Metamucil, etc. Other types of laxatives can lead to diarrhea, which can worsen hemorrhoids.
  5. When you feel the need to have a bowel movement, don't wait too long to use the bathroom.

Some method can relieve the pain

  1. Take warm baths.
  2. Clean your anus after each bowel movement by patting gently with moist toilet paper or moistened pads such as baby wipes.
  3. Use ice packs to relieve swelling.
  4. Use acetaminophen (one brand name: Tylenol), ibuprofen (one brand name: Motrin) or aspirin to help relieve pain.
  5. Apply a cream that contains witch hazel to the area or use a numbing ointment. Creams that contain hydrocortisone can be used for itching or pain.

Please remember, don't use hemorrhoid medicine without talking to your TCM professionals first.

6. Will I need surgery?

Use natural herbal medicine will not damged your affecting area. Painful hemorrhoids usually stop hurting on their own in 1 to 2 weeks. If yours keep causing problems, you need to talk with your TCM professionals at 905 812 7778.

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The type of hemorrhoid you have depends on where it occurs. Basic have three types, see Question 1.

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7. What herbal medicine should I use?

Use natural herbal medicine. It is alternative treatment to heal your disease. Zhang's Natural Herbal Medicine is able to successful in treating HEMORRHOIDS, FISTULAS, FISSURES, PILES!

Reason to choice N.A.I.T.C.M. natural herbal medicine - Zhang's "Qing Zhi Dan":

  • Good analgesic effect.
  • Quickly disperse swelling.
  • Singnificantly reduce abscess and fester, relieving congestion and blood stasis.
  • Naturally promote skin and muscle growth and tissue regeneration.
  • Treat on the roots.
  • Most have visible results within a few days.
  • It dose not affect your work.
  • Millions of satisfied patients internationally. This treatment is newly available in Canada.
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