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Self-help steps to get through hemorrhoid flare-ups

Half of us develop hemorrhoids in our lifetimes, but these easy remedies help to soothe while you heal. Hemorrhoids are common and can be extremely painful and uncomfortable during occasional flare-ups. These swollen blood vessels on the outer rectum and anus can bleed and turn bowel movements into intensely painful experiences. But simple self-help measures can ease the ordeal of most hemorrhoids and allow healing. Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, a gastroenterologist and associate…

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