Written By REBECCA ENDICOTT
When it comes to health, there are a lot of issues that can be somewhat uncomfortable to talk about, even with a seasoned medical professional.
Still, what matters the most is that every health issue, no matter how small, is addressed before it turns into something worse.
Occasionally, that means opening up and getting really, really honest about everything — from reproductive health to how to combat constipation.
One common problem that afflicts around 3 million Americans every year is often glossed over by patients, who are embarrassed to have the necessary conversation.
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are painful inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that may cause bleeding.
Fortunately, though challenging to talk about, they are rarely serious and very treatable. Best of all, there are even a handful of simple ways to soothe a mild case of hemorrhoids at home, with a few simple ingredients and exercises.