There are some myths and misconceptions about what hemorrhoids are exactly, and what causes hemorrhoids to flare up.Often the first thing people think about is sitting on a cold hard surface (or a job that demands a great deal of sitting) as being the cause. But there are a host of causes commonly (and not so commonly) cited for this unpleasant condition. The reality is, they is no one answer as to why hemorrhoids flare up.
Hemorrhoids – swollen veins in the interior or exterior of the anus. They can cause blood in the stool, pain and difficulty during bowel movements. They can even prevent you from sitting comfortably in a chair. The question is, how do you get hemorrhoids? Is there a purely physical cause, does it relate to a health problem, or can stress cause hemorrhoids? Continue reading