2013 January

Relieving Hemorrhoids at Home

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Blog by
Relieving Hemorrhoids in Los Angeles at Home

Living with hemorrhoids in Los Angeles can be a pain, but you don’t have to suffer from them idly. While your colorectal specialist can offer methods for hemorrhoid treatment with methods like THD, there are also many things you can do on your own to promote hemorrhoid healing and reduce painful symptoms. [Read more]

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Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff) and Fecal Microbial Transplantation (FMT)

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Blog, Patient Education by Allen Kamrava
Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff) and Fecal Microbial Transplantation (FMT)

Studies have shown that FMT cures chronic infections of C. Diff in over ninety percent of patients. Other investigators in countries around the world have reproduced this success rate. This is a higher cure rate than has ever been achieved using conventional antibiotic treatments. [Read more]

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Hemorrhoids Center Stage in Sit vs. Squat Debate

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Blog by
Hemorrhoids Center Stage in Sit vs. Squat Debate

Despite the graphic detail the answer to this question contains, this has been the topic of widespread conversation lately, and for good reason. While most of us don’t think twice about using the toilet in the way we’ve been trained since our diaper days, most species on this planet evacuate their bowels in a very different fashion—by squatting. [Read more]

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Hemorrhoids and Pregnancy

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Blog by
Hemorrhoids and Pregnancy

In Los Angeles, hemorrhoids are a common problem among pregnant women. Unfortunately, treatment options for pregnant women aren’t the same as they are for the rest of the population. Hemorrhoids can develop at any stage of pregnancy, though they are most common during the third trimester, and can often even develop during the course of labor. [Read more]

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Depression, Anxiety and IBD

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Blog by
Depression, Anxiety and IBD in Beverly Hills

Dealing with a chronic condition like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Beverly Hills can affect your mind just as it does your body. When IBD symptoms cause constant discomfort, or when another bad flare-up occurs when we believe ourselves to be getting better, it can take a dramatic toll on our mood and behavior. [Read more]

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Cutting Caffeine to Control Hemorrhoids

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Blog by
Cutting Caffeine to Control Hemorrhoids in Los Angeles

Though it may not be possible to get rid of painful hemorrhoids in Los Angeles without medication or surgery, certain lifestyle and dietary changes can help you cope with and prevent painful symptoms. Because consuming high amounts of caffeine may lead to digestive issues that prevent hemorrhoids from healing, it is commonly recommended to avoid the stimulant during treatment for hemorrhoids. [Read more]

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