The Five Most Common Used Hemorrhoid Treatments

By Terry Rusty

Internal hemorrhoids are difficult to treat just due to their location. Over the last few decades doctors and surgeons have developed a number of ways to treat internal hemorrhoids. The main problem with these medical procedures is that they are both invasive and costly. Lets take a look at the top five most common medical procedures used to treat internal hemorrhoids.

1. Rubber Band Ligation - The rubber band ligation involves placing a small rubber band at the base of the internal hemorrhoid which cuts off blood supply to the hemorrhoid, causing it to shrivel up and fall off in about four to seven days.

2. Injection Sclerotherapy - With the injection sclerotherapy procedure the doctor injects a special chemical solution into the mucous membrane surrounding the hemorrhoid. The chemical solution will cause inflammation and the closing of veins that lead to the hemorrhoid shutting off the blood supply which will lead to the hemorrhoid eventually falling off.

3. Infrared Photocoagulation - This medical procedure used to treat hemorrhoids involves using a infrared light to clot the veins surrounding the hemorrhoid which will hopefully cut off the blood supply which in turn leads to the hemorrhoid shrinking and falling off.

4. Laser Coagulation - With the laser coagulation a small dose of electric current is directed towards the hemorrhoids which leads to a chemical reaction that closes the blood supply off to the hemorrhoid which in turn causes the hemorrhoid to shrink and fall off.

5. Hemorrhoidectomy - Hemorrhoidectomy is basically the surgical removal of the hemorrhoid. This procedure should be considered to be the last resort.

All of the above methods work by cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid which will than lead to the hemorrhoid shrinking and hopefully disappearing. The degree of success varies on a number of different factors from the experience of the medical staff to the location of the hemorrhoid.

Before undergoing any medical procedure for hemorrhoid treatments make sure that you have looked at all other viable options. One of the alternative medical approaches to hemorrhoids is the Hemorrhoid Miracle product which has helped people all over the world get immediate relief and cure their hemorrhoids in a matter of days without the pain and cost of surgery. - 30525

About the Author:

Trying To Get Pregnant - Doctors Shocking Truth

By Lesli Paterson

Are you trying to get pregnant and have not had any luck? Whether it has been a couple months, or a year or more, when you are trying to get pregnant, and every month you are still getting your menstrual cycle, it is easy and normal to get frustrated and disappointed. You probably know people around you that get pregnant without even trying to, or the first time they try, and here you are month after month and not getting pregnant. As alone as you may feel right now, there are millions of women that have difficulty for one reason or another getting pregnant, and many of them go to fertility clinics or doctors to help them.

It seems a little unnatural to me that women are made to carry and deliver the babies; however there are lots of women that have a hard time actually conceiving. Below are 5 tips, that if you follow them, you will have a much higher chance of getting pregnant naturally and never having to make an appointment with a fertility clinic.

1) Having a healthy reproductive system is important for conception as well as carrying the baby. By taking Chinese herbs and using Chinese medicine, you will be able to get your reproductive system as healthy as possible and get you off to a good start.

2) Not only is it important to have a healthy reproductive system, but it is also very important for you to be healthy. By eating a healthy diet and doing regular exercise and increasing your vitamins and mineral intake this will get your body as healthy as possible and once again increase your chances of conceiving.

3) Stay calm. I know that sounds easier than it is, but it is important. If you stress yourself out, your body gets stressed and makes it more difficult to get pregnant. Great ways to stay calm is by acupuncture or acupressure, or femoral massages. They also help to strengthen the uterine wall which will make carrying easier.

4) By taking as many natural herbs as possible helps get your body in a healthy stature and greatly increases your chances of never having to go to a specialist.

5) By keeping good track of your monthly cycles, and having your partner checked out. This step is the most important to achieving your goal of getting pregnant naturally. It is also helpful to have intercourse on a regular basis throughout the month instead of several times in one day and then not for days or weeks afterwards.

These 5 steps should not take long to follow, and there is absolutely no medicine involved! By following these simple steps, many women have greatly increased them being able to get pregnant after months of trying and able to carry healthy babies. - 30525

About the Author:

How To Have A Baby Boy - Foods That Can Help Conceive A Boy

By Olivia Campbell-Price

No technique is fool proof when it comes to influencing the gender of your infant. , the ideas and recommendations can have some influence, but at the end of the day mother nature has the definitive say. In spite of this if you can ally the techniques in a intensive manner then the amount of influence you have of the gender of your baby can be improved. So with this in mind, here is one system that might help you. It deals with the varieties of cuisine you should eat if you want to conceive a baby boy.

The kinds of foods you eat is mainly applied to the mother to be (as opposed to the father) and it applies to before conception, rather than after conception. After conception, the baby's sex is set and cannot be changed . So the reason to eat certain types of foods is to benefit the male sperm as this is the decisive factor in determining the sex of the baby. Sperm that will conceive a baby boy are believed to be faster moving but have a shorter life. By altering the PH concentration within the vagina, you can boost the lifespan of the boy creating sperm. You plan to make the PH level more alkaline and this can be determined by the foods you take into your body In short, fresh vegetables are thought to make you body more alkaline.

So think about getting some of these items into your diet :

* Peas * Carrots * Lettuce * Beetroot * Celery * Cauliflower * Cabbage * Spinach * Green Beans

Keep in mind that the way you prepare certain foods can change the alkaline/acidic properties of the item. Many people like to eat pickled beetroot but it is generally very acidic as vinegar is used to pickle it. You can furthermore eat the majority nuts and grains, such as lentils, almonds and pumpkin seeds.

And of course removing acidic type foods and drinks from your diet can also help. So rule out foods like sweet treats, fizzy drinks and candy bars.

You should also control your ingestion of dairy foodstuffs and meats. - 30525

About the Author:

A Few Tips On Baby Photography

By Adriana Noton

Photography is a good way to remember all the different stages in your life. When your children go to one grade to the next, when you marry the one you love, buy a new house, or just to give a viewpoint of the everyday instances throughout the year. The important moments, or the ones that just invoke mild interest, a picture is a landmark and one of the most important of those landmarks is the birth of a child.

Babies are the most popular targets for photos and unfortunately the most difficult to capture on film. You need a lot of skill and patience in order to get a successful baby shot. One thing that you see often in such photos is red eye. Many people think that in order to capture everything well on film that they need to use a flash. This isn't the case. In terms of babies, natural light is better than bright, glaring, artificial light.

They move, they fight, they cry, and if they're very upset, they poop. As a result baby photography takes not only a lot of patience, but a lot of skill. However, even if you're not a professional you should be able to take some very good photos by taking in these few simple suggestions. The first thing is to avoid using the flash on your camera.

However if you can't avoid red eye a lot of cameras have a red eye reduction function and if yours does not there is free baby photography software is available on the internet that can fix the problem for you. Another common issue is the blurring of images.

The next point is what should be the most obvious. The background is something that should be kept simple. Your baby is the main focus in the picture and therefore shouldn't be overshadowed by a loud, obnoxious background. You can avoid the background noise of chairs, toys on the floor, or other children in the background by zooming in or moving closer since the surroundings are very seldom as important as the child.

That means that backgrounds with too many things going on can overshadow your subject. To avoid that you can either zoom in or move closer to your baby. You can also keep them dressed in light, solid-colored clothes because patterns and 'heavy' colors can distort the baby's face and eyes. Too much color, whether on your baby or off is bad for the overall image and you should work to avoid it.

Speaking of effects, you can try some very simple things to make the baby picture fascinating and unique. Instead of using the baby as the main focus, you can instead pay more attention to the toys, foods, blankets, and etc that make up the baby's everyday life.

You can focus on the things that are associated with the baby instead of the baby itself, take a snapshot of your baby in a strange pose or engaging in some strange behavior or facial expression to add a bit of spice to the picture. Mirrors and blurred backgrounds are also popular in baby photography. The point is to have fun and if you keep that in mind everything else should just fall in place. - 30525

About the Author:

Maternity Acupressure to Induce Labor Naturally

By Dana Goldberg

There are many women who have heard about acupressure for inducing labor. It's pretty new for some, but doctors do recommend this. Scientists have been looking into this and found it to be completely safe. So, what else have they found?

Women who use acupressure find that they are pain free during labor. This is something that any woman going through labor would not complain about. If you have ever given birth before, you know all about the pain that comes with it. Now, you can limit it.

They have also said that those giving birth and that have used acupressure have found it to work almost within minutes. The shortest time was twenty five minutes and it worked. The longest was forty eight hours. But hey whatever works right? It has been known to work better for women who are on their second or third child as well. This is due to the fact that the first one is always the hardest.

Those who also used it had a shorter labor time. Acupressure has been known to help immensely with cutting down labor time. This is normally cut down by two hours. Two fewer hours for you to be in pain this means. At least that is the way we are thinking and like to think.

Why are they so popular? They are pretty popular because in childbirth, this is an all natural means of pain relief. How many women out there want to be stuck with a needle more times than they have to be? They also read about the side effects of these medications that they give the woman. When you do this all naturally, you don't have to worry.

Acupressure is something that you want to practice. It can be a big help during labor. Now, you can see why many women are choosing this method. It might be the right choice for you. Just you wait and see. But now you know why doctors like it and recommend it. - 30525

About the Author:

Maternity Photography And Ideas For Them

By Adriana Noton

Whether you are the ones taking them or the ones having them taken, there are some things that one should remember when it comes to maternity photography. You want them to be a reminder of the joy it was though it was not easy to carry that bundle of joy in your womb. The time when that baby was formed and you nurtured it while it was in you is something that created a bond. Here is how to make sure you show how loved your child was when they are older.

To start out with, there are a few places that one should consider having their pictures taken once they choose a maternity photographer. One of those places is outside. Artists depict child birth as a part of nature. When you take your maternity shoot to nature you become one with nature. Now, how cool is that?

The other place that your child will become one with when they are born is the home. This is your natural surrounding and there is not anything that says I cannot wait until you are here than having your photos taken at home. These after all will be their first pictures.

When you take this picture or have it taken, dress up lady. You deserve to look great and childbirth adds to it. Be proud of who you are and what you look like. Flaunt it for the camera. This is your shoot to show that baby when he or she is born that you are darn proud to be the mom. You are doing the hard work after all.

You cannot forget to show dad in these. The greatest pictures are connecting the tummy as it is protruding in the center focal point while the couple is romantically intertwined. It says you were not a mistake, we love you each other just as much as we love you. It is love in all its beauty.

This might not be your first one. It could be your second or third one. So include the family. Sometimes it is even cute to include the animals as well. They should be a part of this joyous occasion too. This is just one other idea that is somewhat new actually.

Show different angles. Now, ladies I know you are saying that is torture. You think you are big. You think you are ugly and you wonder why anyone would want to see that. You got curves for a reason. You did not overeat. You did not just poof and gain weight. You are carrying a lovely bundle of joy and show the curves and the poundage off.

When these are being taken it should be simple. It should focus on the not yet born child and the love that surrounds it. Therefore you do not want too much scenery to show. It should be right there and in the center of it all.

These photos will be treasured as your child gets older. You do not want to forget them days. They pass by so quickly and before you know it they are on their own. Get something that can help you to remember that great feeling you had as you carried them into this world. The news is so great to hear. Now, share it with others as you allow them to see the great feelings you have as you prepare for your child. - 30525

About the Author:

Information About Infertility Stress

By Adrian Logan

Infertility is considered as one of the most stressful situation that any couple has to go through. The treatments for it can contribute to the stress that the couple goes through. Just by knowing that the treatment can add stress, the couple get more stress and it can worsen their chances of getting pregnancy.

What are the various reasons behind infertility stress?

Firstly, it can start from being initially diagnosed as being infertile. After having sex for many months or up to a year, the woman can't get pregnant. The couple became frustrated and seek the advice of a fertility specialist. One or both could very well end up feeling depressed and inadequate when the specialist diagnoses either partner or both in some cases as being infertile,

Secondly, should the couple decide to undergo infertility treatments, doing so can further add to their stress. Such treatments can prove exceedingly and prohibitively expensive depending on the treatments required. (Patients, though, may be able to avail of financing options and fertility insurance if they qualify for it.)

And the act of going in and out of doctors' waiting rooms and hospitals, among other places, waiting with bated breath for results, and so on and so forth can also increase a lot of stress to the couple.

Thirdly, the stress can come from the lovemaking itself. Many couples cannot accept the fact that they are unable to have children normally.This can make things very hard for them. As they are unable to consummate the sexual act, they may have to make recourse to more medical assistance.

Also having sex might become unenjoyable. It is no longer about enjoying each other and having a pleasure time. It can become a chore for the couple as they would have to be doing it according to a schedule with the pressure of producing children.

In addition, men will feel emasculated and feel that they are responsible if they are unable to produce babies with their wives. Having to undergo fertility treatments may be even more demeaning for them. And since men have to produce semen in doctors' offices, learn that they might have low sperm count or have erectile problems, all these can prove extremely embarrassing to them.

How the couple responds to such stress in the first place is extremely important. Some can simply take it in stride and be positive even in the face of potential failure; others can be negative right at the outset even if the future for them might not be so bleak, and immediately contemplate having to adopt children while agonizing over how unfair things seem to be, and so on and so forth. This can result in the couples and individuals having a low self-esteem.

Many couples end up going through extreme strain due to infertility. Some couples buckle under this strain, and many of them end up breaking up. Others, though, end up learning from this experience and end up stronger couples. - 30525

About the Author:

Sign Up for our Free Newsletter

Enter email address here