Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder, which is characterized by unwelcome involuntary thoughts that result in apprehension, fear, and worry and/or repetitive behaviors otherwise aimed at reduction of the associated anxiety. While an obsession is generally associated with something pleasant and enjoyable, the obsession in case of OCD may be frightening and unpleasant.

The symptoms of OCD include repetitive checking; excessive cleaning or washing; extreme hoarding; nervous rituals like


Hemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins in the lower rectum or anus. Strained bowel movements and pregnancy are the two most likely causes of hemorrhoids. These may be classified as internal or external, depending on the basis of their location. If these are present inside the skin around the anus, these are called internal hemorrhoids and in case these are present inside the rectum, these are called external hemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoids can