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 5: Stop Sitting

Sitting puts more pressure on the area and also increases engorgement of the vessels in the anus, so take a break if you've been sitting for a while. This is especially true when it comes to sitting on the toilet. Sit only for as long as you need and then get out of the bathroom. If you’re straining without success, you should just try later.

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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