two bad hemorrhoid habits
Hemorrhoids most commonly occur as a result of straining on the toilet, but they can also happen more frequently when you’re pregnant or from anal intercourse. Because 75 percent of people experience hemorrhoids in their life, you’ll want to know the best ways to avoid them. Here are seven common habits you didn’t know cause hemorrhoids, according to experts.
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins at the lower end of your rectum and anus,” Navya Mysore, MDCM, CCFP tells Bustle. “They swell with increased pressure, which can make the walls of the veins thin and therefore at risk for irritation. Hemorrhoids are classified into two separate groups — internal and external. Internal hemorrhoids originate in the rectum (higher up) and external originates in the anus (lower down).”