Guest Blog: Preventive & Curative Methods To Treat Haemorrhoids - Effective Natural Remedies

Sunday 21 July 2019

Hemorrhoids also known as piles is a normal part of the human body, these are small painless lumps inside the lower rectum but the situation changes when hemorrhoidal diseases occur. Hemorrhoid involves pain, bleeding, swelling, irritation, and other discomforts. Most people are not aware of hemorrhoids and its effects, diagnosis and symptoms.

With advancements in medicine, there are several options available to ease the difficulties from hemorrhoids, such as ointments, creams and hemorrhoid wipes. Also, many effective home remedies are recommended by doctors to cure hemorrhoids.

Facts About Hemorrhoids

Swollen and inflamed blood veins in the lower rectum and or around your anus are known as hemorrhoids. There are two types of hemorrhoids - Internal & External hemorrhoids. There are other facts about hemorrhoids that you will be amazed to know:

● Most people who get hemorrhoids don’t like to talk about it because of embarrassment.
● They start growing usually in a person’s 30s and most of the adults don’t spot them till they’re 50.
● Hemorrhoids can affect anyone - men or women.
● Usually, it occurs due to a lack of physical activity and not consuming enough fibers.
● They give out several warning signs and can be treated easily if diagnosed early.
● Symptoms get worse as time passes.
● You can take steps to cure it and it’s better to take them as early as possible.
● The symptoms of hemorrhoids are very much treatable.

Who is More Likely to Get Hemorrhoids?

If you are wondering what factors might lead to hemorrhoids or are likely to cause hemorrhoids, see below:

● Discomfort during bowel movements
● Holding off passing the stools for too long
● Suffering from chronic diarrhea or constipation
● Older than 50
● Pregnant
● Lifting heavy weights
● Inadequate consumption of fiber

How to Prevent Hemorrhoids?

One can prevent hemorrhoids easily by including some healthy habits in their everyday lives, such as:

● Pass motion as soon as you get the sensation
● Don’t sit for a long duration
● Eat more fruits and vegetables to include a good amount of fiber
● Drink plenty of water
● Do some sort of exercise, yoga or even go for a walk.

Magical Home Remedies to Heal Hemorrhoids

In some fortunate cases, hemorrhoids go away on its own. But for others, it takes time and demands care. Here are a few magical home remedies that you could include with your creams and hemorrhoid wipes to make the process easier:

1. Witch Hazel - It is a natural anti-inflammatory and can relieve both pain and swelling which are the two main symptoms of hemorrhoids. All you need to do is dab cotton balls in witch hazel and apply it directly to the affected area.

2. Aloe Vera - Aloe Vera has been used for ages to heal pain. It is a natural moisturizer and has anti-inflammatory properties. You can apply aloe vera directly on the affected area to reduce irritation, itching, swelling.

3. Warm Bath with Epsom Salt - Immerse in a tub full of lukewarm water, enough to cover your legs and put in some Epsom salt. Do this 10-15 minutes thrice a day to reduce swelling and itching.

4. Ice Packs - Apply ice packs directly on the affected area for 10 minutes multiple times a day can surely reduce the swelling.

5. Psyllium Husk - Psyllium husk is fiber-rich, eating it can help you soften the stools and make bowel movement easier and painless.

When to See a Doctor

In very rare cases hemorrhoids cause complications. There are chances of anemia, which is the loss of red blood cells due to chronic bleeding. After two weeks of trying home remedies if you don’t see any positive results, then it is recommended that you see a doctor.


Hemorrhoids aren’t something that should be taken lightly. They affect a person’s daily routine and cause immense pain and discomfort in the process. It is recommended that one visits a doctor immediately for a timely cure.

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