What is the best diet to prevent hemorrhoids?

Brooke H. Gurland, MD
Colorectal Surgery

The best way to prevent hemorrhoids is to keep bowel movements regular and stools soft. Also, avoid prolonged standing, sitting, heavy lifting, chronic coughing, straining at stool, and aggressive wiping.


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