Alicia Crowder. The sphincter is the ring of muscles in your anus and lower rectum. It controls the opening and closing of the anus to enable the passage of stool. The inability to relax the sphincter muscles can cause discomfort and even constipation. Methods that enable the relaxing of these muscles for relief include mental focusing techniques to enable physical relaxation, utilization of medicines, a process known as biofeedback, electro-acupuncture and even sphincterotomy, a surgical procedure. Try to focus all of your attention on your anus.
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When a tubular organ or blood vessel becomes excessively narrow such that it can no longer perform as nature intended, it is a condition referred to by physicians as stenosis. Anal stenosis, also known as an anal stricture, is the narrowing of the anal canal, located just before the anal sphincter. The anal sphincter is a complex part of the body that maintains a seal that can be opened to discharge body waste.