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Are Haemorrhoids inflamed, enlarged and bleeding varicose veins?

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Are Haemorrhoids inflamed, enlarged and bleeding varicose veins?


Blood in a vein is usually dark in colour (deoxygenated blood).
Blood from a bleeding haemorrhoid is definitely bright red in colour. This blood could not have originated from a bleeding vein.
Arteries supplying blood to the anal canal descend into the canal from the rectum above and form a rich network of arteries that communicate with each other around the anal canal.
Because of this rich network of arteries, haemorrhoid blood vessels have a ready supply of arterial blood. This explains why bleeding from haemorrhoids is bright red arterial blood rather than dark red venous blood.

You can rest assured that you are not more likely to suffer from piles because you or your parents are prone to varicose veins in the legs!


How to heal and prevent Bowel disorders

Diet is not about what you should NOT eat, it’s about what you should include in the diet that matters.
As long as your diet includes the correct balance of plant foods containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch your colon will produce the perfectly formed stool. The important next step is to evacuate this stool without straining so that the body does not suffer from the pressures created each time the bowel is emptied.

In order to heal and prevent bowel disorders you need to make lifestyle changes that last the rest of your life time.

1. Include more fluids and plant food containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch in the diet so that the perfectly formed stool will be made in the colon and beneficial bacteria will flourish and eliminate disease causing bacteria and fungi.

2. Evacuate the perfectly formed stool by adopting the squat posture to eliminate the need to strain during bowel movements.

It is not possible or safe to squat on the modern raised toilet seat installed in all western homes and it is impossible to squat for any length of time if you have not done this from childhood onwards. This makes the use of any raised platforms impossible to adapt to.

The SquattLooStool is designed to allow you to adopt the squat posture while seated comfortably on your raised toilet seat.
The single best and easiest lifestyle change you will ever make, leading to a healthier body.