Disclosure: RectiCare Complete is a client of Influence Central.
It’s a word that no woman wants to hear – and most definitely an affliction no one wants to experience.
We Moms know that hemorrhoids typically come in our orbit during pregnancy or right after childbirth, where a long labor with lots of pushing can result in the emergence of hemorrhoids and their symptoms – which can include pain, itching, and in severe cases, bleeding. In fact, women often associate them so closely with pregnancy that they’re often viewed as an inevitable part of having a baby and the only time women will experience hemorrhoids.
While that viewpoint may be conventional wisdom, in reality it’s far from the truth. According to an article in the academic journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, between 10 million and 23 million Americans experience swollen, pain-causing hemorrhoids.
While pregnancy can be the culprit, many other factors also cause hemorrhoid flare-ups. Lifestyle issues, such as our tendency to sit for extended periods of time at work or during relaxation, can trigger hemorrhoids, as well as carrying excessive weight. Diet comes into play, too, as not eating enough fiber can lead to hemorrhoids. Moreover, a byproduct of not eating a fiber-rich diet – constipation – also can set off hemorrhoid symptoms.
Think an active lifestyle will ward off hemorrhoids? It can actually have the opposite effect as exercising vigorously or lifting too much weight also can cause the emergence of hemorrhoids and their symptoms.
When they do appear, hemorrhoids take a significant toll on our ability to go about our daily lives – no matter if we find ourselves running after preschoolers, heading out for a round of back-to-school shopping, making a key work presentation, or helping teens navigate college applications.
Clearly, hemorrhoids can affect women throughout our lives – for a variety of reasons – so it’s important to be aware of the causes, as well as how to treat symptoms when hemorrhoids arise.
Now when a hemorrhoid flare-up occurs, women (and men!) can turn to the RectiCare Complete Hemorrhoid Care System to ease painful, irritating symptoms. The system includes RectiCare Advanced Hemorrhoidal Cream and RectiCare Advanced Hemorrhoidal Wipes, as well as “finger cots” that promote hygienic application of the products.
Both products contain two of the highest strength over-the-counter ingredients available without a prescription. Lidocaine 5%, a soothing local anesthetic allows for fast pain relief and phenylephrine HCI, helps reduce swelling and inflammation. The combination of the Cream and Wipes helps ensure that we women get relief wherever we are – at home going about our day, at night so we can get some sleep, and while out-and-about so we don’t have to feel discomfort while at work or while driving carpool.
While we’ll never stop dreading the word “hemorrhoid,” with RectiCare Complete we can effectively treat the most debilitating symptoms – and get back to the more important things in our lives.
The RectiCare Complete Hemorrhoid Care System sells for $30 and can be found at national drugstore chains such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, and CVS. Go to www.recticare.com for more information.
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