How to Prevent and Treat Hemorrhoids

When you have hemorrhoids, the veins in your anus and lower rectum are swollen and inflamed thus the visible lumps or masses of tissue in the anus. The buildup of abdominal pressure can cause hemorrhoids. Frequent straining during bowel movement may produce hemorrhoids. Pregnant women and obese people are predisposed to hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids may also result from continual incidents of diarrhea. However, there are also patients who do not have seeming explanation as to the cause of their hemorrhoids. It is called internal hemorrhoids when they are found inside the rectum and is called external hemorrhoids when the lumps or masses tissue are visible under the skin around the anus.

List of Nutrients that Pregnant Women Need

List of Nutrients that Pregnant Women Need
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Basically, our body needs vitamins and minerals to be healthy. However, during pregnancy there’s a list of nutrients that pregnant women need to support the baby’s growth and development, and help the mother to be healthy throughout pregnancy all the way to giving birth. You can have the vitamins and minerals you need by eating a healthy and varied diet in addition to taking some supplements. And of course, regular visit to the obstetrician and gynecologist will make a huge difference. Supplements are available in pharmacies and supermarkets but it is always best to consult with the experts first before taking any. When you are pregnant, some nutrients are more important than the others.

Foods that Fight Uric Acid Buildup

Foods that Fight Uric Acid
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Uric Acid inside the body is nothing but normal. However, it becomes a health hazard when the level of uric acid inside the body is too high which can lead to serious illnesses including gout. When the cells die, substances called purines are released. You can also get purines from certain foods that you eat. Uric acids are the purines that have been broken down. Normally, the uric acid will dissolve in the blood and will pass through the kidney. The uric acid will be expelled from your body when you urinate.