5 Solutions to Ease Hemorrhoids

Get relief for this painful condition.

5 Solutions to Ease Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are exceedingly common and are estimated to affect up to 23 million Americans. While symptoms vary, the unifying theme is that they’re embarrassing and bothersome. Looking for relief? Here are some solutions to help.

Solution 4: Soothe with a Sitz Bath

Warm-water shallow baths, also known as sitz baths, help to soothe the inflamed vessels and relax the anal muscles. These baths should be done two to three times a day for 15 to 20 minutes maximum relief. You only need to have the tender area immersed.

5 Things to Say (& Not to Say) If You See Signs of Dementia in a Loved One

Talking to them about it may be uncomfortable, but it's important not to put it off.

Tackling the issue of dementia when it affects someone near and dear is very difficult, and it is hard to know how to discuss the subject with your affected loved one. However, it is important not to put it off. Just try to make sure it is a gentle encounter — for both of you.

Here are the experts' recommendations on having the first talk.

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