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Are Hemorrhoids a Disease?

Hemorrhoid Causes, Diseases and Conditions

Hemorrhoids are a disease based by definition as a disease is an impairment of the normal state of the living animal. It may interrupt or modify the performance of the vital functions and typically identified by distinguishing signs and symptoms. A disease is regularly a response to environmental factors, such as malnutrition, industrial hazards, or climate; specific infective agents, including worms, bacteria, or viruses; inherent defects of the organism; or to combinations of these factors.

Hemorrhoids are a disease and are also known as piles, as they certainly meet this description, as do glaucoma, arthritis, and acne, which are also non-life-threatening diseases. While hemorrhoids can be very disruptive to your life, they are incredibly common: half of the U.S. population will be affected by hemorrhoids before they turn 50, and over 75% of Americans will experience hemorrhoids within their lifetime.

What are hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are a disease  and are classified as internal or external. External hemorrhoids are often described as painful lumps around the anal area. Internal hemorrhoids can be associated with bleeding, itching, and swelling – it’s these hemorrhoids that can protrude from the anus during a bowel movement.

What causes hemorrhoids?

Often, too much pressure on the veins in the rectal area is the cause of hemorrhoids. The pressure can be a result of pregnancy, as well as diarrhea, constipation, being overweight, heavy lifting, sedentary lifestyle, or excessive straining during bowel movements.

How do you treat hemorrhoid disease?

Living with the symptoms of hemorrhoids  is not pleasant, and since hemorrhoids usually don’t go away on their own, non-treatment can lead to more serious issues. The CRH O’Regan System is an appropriate hemorrhoid removal option for most hemorrhoid patients, and is 99% effective. The proprietary procedure is quick and painless – often completed in less than a minute.

Relief for your hemorrhoid symptoms isn’t far away. Consult with a physician near you, trained in the proprietary CRH O’Regan System, to get definitive treatment today.