Is Sitting Down Torture?
Try These Tips To Get Rid Of
While many people are comfortable
discussing the specifics of conditions like migraines or acid reflux, very few feel confident
seeking advice for the treatment of getting rid of hemorrhoids, and of prevention of
However, there are millions of
Americans who have at some point been forced to deal with the unpleasant symptoms of this
Use these tips and tricks to prevent
and treat hemorrhoids.
TIP! Gradually increase the
fiber in your diet. Fiber is a great way to prevent and care for hemorrhoids, but if
your body is not used to a large fiber intake, it may cause several issues.
TIP! Eating corn is actually a great way in which you can help
to reduce the pain and swelling of your hemorrhoids. As you may have noticed before,
corn doesn't exactly break down well in your stomach.
TIP! For hemorrhoid relief, sit in a warm bath. Sit in the tub
with your knees bent to let the warm water soothe the hemorrhoid.
TIP! An effective tip
for hemorrhoid relief is to make use of a sitz bath containing healing essential oils.
Ensure that the water is of a temperature tolerable to the affected area, and add
several drops of lavender and juniper oils.
A bleeding hemorrhoid is natural, so
you should not panic if you find a little blood in your stool. This simply means that you need to
eat more fiber or take some type of softener product so that you can pass stools
TIP! Even without a hemorrhoid, you probably already know what
eating spicy food does to you when you have a bowel movement. Logically, you want to
avoid these types of foods if you do have ruptured and swollen veins in your
Use a cream, but not too often. Creams do not actually alleviate any swelling
or irritation, but they do numb the pain associated with hemorrhoids. If you need to use these for
more than a week, make sure your doctor is okay with it. Using these too often can cause more pain
if they are used more often than allowed.
TIP! If you experience severe soreness, swelling and pain due to
your hemorrhoids, one easy and quick way to reduce these symptoms and effects it to put
together an ice pack. Make sure that the ice pack is wrapped or contained in a clean
plastic baggie each time you apply it to the affected area.
When struggling with hemorrhoids, take note of your salt intake. When you
consume a lot of salt, it can cause your body to swell. Salt can also make your hemorrhoids swell.
If you are struggling with your sodium intake, you can try to find other spices that will add
flavor to your foods without the extra salt.
TIP! If you are suffering from hemorrhoids, never wipe with dry
toilet paper, put some water on it or get some flush-able wet wipes. If you use dry
toilet paper, you are going to scrape the hemorrhoids open which causes them a longer
time to heal and will cause you more pain.
Before spending money on expensive medications and treatments for your
hemorrhoids, try some natural home remedies. Soak in a warm sitz bath for 15 minutes, especially
after having a bowel movement.
Hemorrhoids can often become worse if you have a hard time producing a bowel
movement. Increasing the amount of fiber that you are consuming is a great way to soften your
stools and make bowel movements more comfortable for you, and lessen the chance that you will
suffer pain from your hemorrhoids.
Don't depend on medications. Stimulant laxative drugs such as Bisacodyl
tablets are meant to be used on a short-term basis and will not cure constipation. They may help
with one bowel movement, but you'll be more constipated later. Side effects may include upset
stomach, diarrhea, stomach cramps, faintness and stomach & intestinal irritation.
The very private nature of hemorrhoids' affected areas makes it very
difficult for many adults to openly seek advice from their friends or families.
Fortunately, the information that
you have just read is sure to answer at least a few of your questions about the symptoms and
treatments that are associated with hemorrhoids.