Hemorrhoids Don't Have To Be a Pain
Hemorrhoids can be a very painful condition but it does not have to be.
We share lots of ways in which you can relieve the pain and discomfort.
- Adding plenty of fiber to your diet. Plenty of fiber along with fluids helps to soften stools, making them easier to eliminate while reducing the pressure on the hemorrhoids. Suggestions for high fiber food include lots of berries, avocados, beans, wheat and oat bran, wholegrain foods and plenty of fresh fruit. Gradually increase your fiber foods to avoid any bloating or gas while at the same time including plenty of liquids.
- Regular and brisk exercise is also important. This could be a moderate aerobic workout or walking thirty minutes a day. Such exercise will help to stimulate bowel function.
- Get into the habit of regular trips to the toilet, preferably have a set time each day (for example after a meal) to sit on the toilet for a few minutes. But be careful not to sit for too long. In between, don't put off a trip to the bathroom if the time is right.
- A sitz bath is a great home remedy - namely a warm water bath for the buttocks and hips. Sitting in this warm water will help relieve any itching or irritation. You can use a regular bath tub or just a basin big enough to sit in. Try to use this remedy for twenty minutes after each bowel movement as well as another two or three sessions each day. Never be rough in drying the area, just a pat dry.
- Use witch hazel wipes to soothe the area while a small ice pack can help to reduce pain and swelling when placed against the affected area.
- Always sit on a cushion rather than a hard surface. A doughnut cushion is another suggestion. Avoiding hard surfaces for sitting helps to reduce the swelling of hemorrhoids while preventing new ones.
- The ultimate natural remedy is H-Hemorrhoids Formula providing the perfect treatment for the symptoms of both internal and external hemorrhoids. It is easily applied topically to the area, helping to provide fast pain relief and shrink those unwanted hemorrhoids by reducing swelling.
Are there different types of hemorrhoids?
There are two types of hemorrhoids: external and internal.
External hemorrhoids arise from the anal canal, while internal hemorrhoids arise from the rectum, immediately above the anal canal.
While one type is not worse than the other, both can cause problems depending on their size and degree.
- Untreated internal hemorrhoids can cause bleeding.
- External hemorrhoids can cause [blood clotting], which gives way to severe pain from hemorrhoidal strangulation.
It is therefore wise to commence treatment as soon as you can.
H-Hemorrhoids Formula is gentle, soothing and all natural.
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