Home Remedies For Treating Hemorrhoids (Piles)

Sep 25, 2019 By Kayode Oseh

Hemorrhoid is a condition that is predominantly common among adults. Both men and women experience this situation but frequently occur in men than in women. It can actually get in between daily activities causing great pains and discomforts. However, it is a condition that can go away on it own even without treatment. But you may not be able to stand the pain for such a long period that's why immediate treatment is often required.

Aside visiting a health instructor, you can decide to be your own doctor by exploring some home remedies. There are many hemorrhoid treatment options available in the home or over-the-counter medications. Many of the treatment methods involve simply easing the symptoms until it clear right off on it own.

Warm baths 

This method can go a long way to easing the symptoms of hemorrhoid. Fill a tub with warm water that is just enough to cover your legs, sit on it for few minutes. You can decide to add some other pain relieving recipe like a cup of Epsom salt, or apple cider vinegar. This method should drastically reduce pains, discomforts and other symptoms.   

Coconut oil

You may have come across several benefits of Coconut oil and how handy it can be when dealing with health issues. You don't have to do any rocket science experiment, all that's required is just to rub the oil on the infected area, it should help calm the symptoms. This shouldn't be a gross thing for you to do because its your butthole not someone else's, so don't let it disgust you. 

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has been an old family recipe used by many cultures to treat a variety of health issues. It has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body and this made it a good option for treating hemorrhoid. It provide relief from burning, itching, and swelling of the infected area. 

Over-the-counter medications

If home remedies are not enough or didn't work well, over the counter medications may provide some relief. There are some anti-inflammatory medications such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen you can get over the counter to help ease pains.  

Drinking enough water

Most anal problems are caused by a lack of proper hydration. Low hydration can cause the stool to harden, creating much pressure in the rectum which can lead to inflammation. Drinking plenty of liquid throughout the day keeps the stool soft and manageable as it works its way through the intestines.

Fiber-rich diet

Fibers are good for your bowels, they solve a lot of issues as regards bowel movements including constipation. It may just be all that you need to get free from hemorrhoid. Consider increasing your fiber intake in your die. Eat more of fruits and vegetables, they very rich in fibers.    

When to see a doctor

See the doctor when you sense things are getting out of hand. For example when there are no improvements after all efforts trying to calm symptoms. Hemorrhoids is not a life threatening conditions but it can be a symptom of a more life threatening issues like cancer and other disorders.

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