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What is the perfect poop?

Hemorrhoids start out as normal tissue called anal cushions. This inflatable tissue just inside the anal canal fills with blood to form a strong hydraulic seal, keeping what’s inside, well, inside. When you put pressure on your abs, like when you lift something heavy, those cushions instantly inflate to keep you from leaking. That’s...

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For the booty, and the foodie

Most people know me as an expert in the field of hemorrhoid treatment, and I’ve helped thousands of patients find relief. But in addition to that form of medicine, I also offer a nutrition and disease reversal program called Cleveland Nutrition. It’s a plant-based nutrition program that helps people recover their health, get off of...

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Who's looking at your rear?

A man who came in for an appointment recently had been told by his primary care physician that he had 10 hemorrhoids and they were all protruding.  After asking him a series of questions, I told him it didn’t sound like that was happening at all. You see, it’s not anatomically possible to have 10 hemorrhoids. Three is the most you can...

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Is your butt normal?

A patient returned to my office for a follow-up after a treatment session. “How are your hemorrhoids doing?” I asked. “Wow, it’s amazing!” she replied. “I didn’t realize just how annoying my hemorrhoids actually were. I was so used to putting up with them, I had forgotten what normal was like.” I hear this frequently from...

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Roids from your kids

Kids can be a pain in the butt—figuratively and literally. About half of all pregnant women will develop hemorrhoids, either during pregnancy or at the time of delivery. Hormonal changes, an increase in bodily fluid retention and the fetus pressing against the veins can all be contributing factors. Constipation or irregular bowel...

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