Why Do My Hemorrhoids Keep Returning?

You’ve tried everything to get rid of your hemorrhoids: diet changes, lifestyle modifications, home remedies, and topical medication. But nothing seems to last. Your hemorrhoids keep returning. And you don’t know why.

Thankfully, there is a long-term solution for recurring hemorrhoids. It’s called hemorrhoid banding. This procedure can improve your quality of life by permanently shrinking hemorrhoids.

This article will first discuss what hemorrhoids are. We’ll highlight the differences between internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. We’ll then explore why you may experience recurring hemorrhoids. Lastly, we’ll discuss treatments for hemorrhoid removal, including hemorrhoid banding.


By |2020-12-23T17:16:50-06:00December 23rd, 2020|constipation, Digestive Health, hemorrhoids|Comments Off on Why Do My Hemorrhoids Keep Returning?

Exercise and Digestive Health

Much of the content that I’ve written on my website relative to improving digestive symptoms and conditions almost always includes recommendations promoting a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. As a result, I wanted to give a more detailed explanation regarding how exercise can benefit your digestive system, so that you better understand the direct correlation between an active lifestyle and better digestive health.

Exercise and Overall Digestive Health

Before discussing how exercise can contribute to improving our digestive health, I wanted to briefly explain the gut/intestinal microbiome and the importance of keeping it in balance. The gut microbiome is defined as the collection of microbes or microorganisms that inhabit an environment and create a sort of “mini-ecosystem”. Our gut microbiota contains


By |2020-04-30T13:32:25-05:00September 11th, 2017|colon cancer, constipation, Digestive Health|Comments Off on Exercise and Digestive Health

Constipation – When to see a Doctor

I’ve written previously on the common condition of having constipation, which provides a good overview of the causes and initial treatment options. However, my practice receives a lot of calls from patients wondering what the determining factors are regarding when they should see a doctor for this condition. These questions were the inspiration for creating more guidance on how constipation should be perceived and treated by patients. While this is never a pleasant topic to discuss or experience, a normal occurrence of bowel movements is important for everyone’s overall health. I hope those reading this information in the San Antonio, TX area find this information helpful, and if you need to see a


By |2018-01-31T01:21:53-06:00April 17th, 2017|colon cancer, constipation|Comments Off on Constipation – When to see a Doctor
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