A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases

A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases

Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation […]

A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases

A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases

Water-borne diseases are illnesses in developing countries which are caused by drinking or coming in contact with water contaminated by human or animal feces, which have pathogenic microorganisms. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food which are infected in this way. Micro-organisms which can cause […]