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Hemorrhoids Top Search Term 2012

Did you know that hemorrhoids was the most searched health term for 2012?
Not just a ‘trend’, there’s a reason so many searched for it. It may be due to the fact that people feel more secure searching online for answers rather than calling their own doctors due to embarrassment.

Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, affect somewhere between 15 and 20 million Americans – most of whom don’t like to talk about it.

How to Keep Your Colon Clean

Keeping Your Colon Clean is Healthy
Keeping your colon clean may help lower your risk for certain cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, and constipation. Colonics, enemas, and flushes are excellent ways to keep the colon healthy, but they’re not for everyone. There are things you can do at home to keep your colon clean and functioning properly.

What Are Piles?

Are piles the same as hemorrhoids?
Piles and hemorrhoids are terms that are often used interchangeably. Most of the time piles refers to hemorrhoids that are very painful.

4 Facts about Piles:

Millions of men and women are afflicted with piles. Up to half the U.S. population between the ages of 45 and 65 has dealt with them at some time or another. Pregnant women, truck drivers, and those lifting heavy weights are just a few of the types of people prone to piles.