Hemorrhoids

Understanding and Managing Hemorrhoids

Understanding and Managing Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in the rectal or anal area. They can develop inside the rectum (internal hemorrhoids) or under the skin around the anus (external hemorrhoids). Hemorrhoids can be caused by various factors, including:

– Straining during bowel movements
– Chronic constipation or diarrhea
– Pregnancy and childbirth
– Sitting for extended periods
– Aging