• Statistics

    • More than half of men and women aged 50 years and older will develop hemorrhoid symptoms in their lifetime.
    • Chez certaines populations, jusqu’à 85 % des grossesses sont touchées par les hémorroïdes au cours du troisième trimestre.  
    • Individuals typically develop hemorrhoids after the age of 30.
    • Individuals typically develop hemorrhoids after the age of 30.
    • Although uncommon, children can develop hemorrhoids.
    • Over 80% of Canadians will experience hemorrhoids at some point in their lives.
    • Men and women are equally affected. Women tend to be affected earlier due to pregnancy.
    • Fiber can help soften stool and reduce the pain associated with hemorrhoids. Increasing fiber intake to 30 grams per day can help prevent constipation and the development of hemorrhoids.

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