Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are caused by swollen veins in the anus and rectum. The veins dilate as a response to pressure. Although hemorrhoids can be painless, it is not uncommon for this dilation causes irritation, pain and sometimes bleeding during and following a bowel movement.
In a world where image is everything, we all want to put our best face forward. Acne is a skin disorder, often chronic, that causes associated inflammation and irritation of the hair follicles. The follicles are enlarged, filled with bacteria, sebum (an oily substance produced by the skin), and skin cells.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, describes a group of uncomfortable symptoms that can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea. IBS is also known as spastic colon or spastic colitis. IBS is diagnosed when the symptoms and bowel changes occur for 3 or more months.
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Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac are not only vigorous weeds but for most people, they can cause an allergic reaction. With families, especially children...