Hemorrhoids Can Ruin Your Summer

Hemorrhoids Can Ruin Your Summer

Hemorrhoids (Almorranas in Spanish) are swollen blood vessels of the anal canal. Hot and humid weather in Houston during summertime exacerbates hemorrhoid related symptoms. Patients reports increased itching, discomfort and pain during the hot summer season in Houston.

Houston Hemorrhoid Clinic recommends increasing fiber and water intake during summertime. Eating more vegetables, fruits and whole grains and staying well hydrated prevents constipation and hemorrhoid symptom exacerbation. Avoid working in hot temperature as much as possible. Cut down on smoking and alcohol. Increase exercise and avoid a sedentary lifestyle. Sometimes, symptom don’t improve with lifestyle changes. Luckily, simple and effective solutions that eradicate hemorrhoids are available.

Hemorrhoid banding, a painless, safe and effective office-based procedure eradicates hemorrhoids and eliminates symptoms. If you live in Houston and suffer from hemorrhoids, give us a call at 281-885-8316.