About 6 years ago at age 27 I weighed 85 Kilograms at 5 foot 11 inches. After gaining about 10-15 kilograms and working in a job that required regular heavy lifting I developed hemorrhoids for the first time. I took medicine prescribed by my doctor and it went away. Now, at age 33 and 120 kilograms I have a sedentary lifestyle and have had hemorrhoids for a year and a half pretty consistently. Before and now they are external and bleeding hemorrhoids. I'm not constipated and my hemorrhoids are really aggravated when I go to the bathroom too much. Twice a day I'm fine, but sometimes I go 3 or 4 times a day. I also have hereditary anemia caused by b12 and iron deficiency though I take no medicine for it. In the past month, my hemorrhoids have been quite bad and I have noticed that my heart rate is sometimes/intermittently quite fast - between 110-140 bpm when I am only sitting. I don't have stress or anxiety and I have good mental health. I'm not sure what to do. I do have restless leg syndrome though infrequently which i hear can be related to anemia but it is not too bothersome. I feel like the blood loss because of the hemorrhoids, which can be quite a lot, in combination with my anemia may be affecting my heart rate but I would like some input. thanks.View Thread
Well, I want to thank everyone's input. It's been about 2 weeks since I started having these symptoms. I started taking B12, iron supplements, and fish oil. I also talked to my doctor and started taking Daflon and an anti-Hemorrhoid cream.
However, while the bleeding of hemorrhoids has decreased from handfuls of blood to much less, I'm still bleeding and now the hemorrhoids feel really huge and hard.
My heart rate is still really high at resting. I don't feel dizzy or deaf when I stand up anymore, but the high heart rate is really bothersome since i feel it throughout my body. I sleep probably 16 hours a day with 2 or 3 naps per day. I sleep so much and I can't stop it since starting to feel like this. I am always tired. I notice the high heart rate comes after eating. I'm trying to eat more frequently but smaller meals it seems to help a little but my heart rate won't come down.
If anyone has any experience with this i'd appreciate it.View Thread
Thanks for your reply. I don't take any medicine whatsoever - no stool soften, no vitamins, no iron. I don't eat unhealthy. In fact, I eat pretty healthy, but tend to overeat. Though, I've lost 5 pounds approx. by just reducing my intake. Hemorrhoids are so bothersome that walking or exercise causes them to bleed. I go through probably a couple weeks of bleeding and then I'll have a few days of not bleeding but then it returns. In fact I increased my fiber intake but it just makes me have more BMs. They won't heal because I have frequent BMs I think. The anemia was never really an issue until the hemorrhoids. And with the high heart rate that I hear in my ears and you can feel in my chest it is really horrible. I want to exercise but can't right now. If there are more people who could voice their opinion on this iron supplement and stool softener advice I'd appreciate it. Thanks so much.View Thread
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