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Hemorrhoids Diagnosis

Who Gets Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are very common, occurring in half of all men and women by age 50; although, younger individuals can also suffer with them.

Causes of Hemorrhoids

  • Constipation and straining
  • Diarrhea
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Advanced age
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Obesity
  • Heavy lifting