A Hemorrhoid/ Piles is a disorder characterised by inflammation or widening of the veins in the rectum or outside and around the anus. The veins or blood vessels are inflamed due to excessive pressure. Hemorrhoids can occur to men and women of all ages. But women are more prone to this problem. The disease can make the defecation process very painful. Although it does not put lives at risk but cause a lot of discomfort and embarrassment. Hemorrhoids are of the following 2 types:
- 1. Internal occur in the inner wall of the rectum. They can not be seen. However, in certain cases, the vein can swell extend across the boundary rectally. These internal hemorrhoidal prolapses can be seen at the anal opening like a prominent bump. The ball can be temporarily pushed back but can not be fixed.
- 2. External which occur under the skin around the anus are usually more painful to deal with when they swell. It causes a lot of pain during defecation or while you are sitting.
Hemorrhoids Symptoms include itching, throbbing pain, burning sensation, and bleeding. The following are some of the causes of hemorrhoids:-
2. Putting Pressure while passing stool
5. Stress / Tension
6. Low Fibre Diet
7. Over-consumption of Spices &Condiments
9. No Exercise
10. Poor blood Circulation
11. Not keeping good hygiene
12. Prolonged Liver Disease
Natural Home remedies for Hemorrhoids
1. Warm Water Bath
Fill a bathtub up to 5 inches of water nd mix any antiseptic or salt in water. Sit in this tub for 15-20 minutes. The hot water soothes and relaxes the tensed muscles of the rectum and decreases the pain immediately.
2. Take Sesame Seed Water
Sesame Seed Water is very effective for this disease. Put 20 grams of sesame seeds in 500 ml of water and boil. Let it cool and then filter and drink it.
3. Radish & Honey
Mix shredded radish and add 1 tablespoon of honey and consume. Take this regularly to reduce hemorrhoids.
4. Radish Juice & Salt
Take 80 ml of radish juice and add salt to it and consume it twice a day to prevent hemorrhoids.
5. Radish & Milk Paste
Make a paste of radish & milk and apply the paste on the inflamed region to heal them.
6. Mango Seed Powder
Dry and grind the mango seeds making it powder and take 2 grams of this powder daily. This remedy is very helpful in stopping bleeding hemorrhoids.
Take a ripe banana, and boil it then add a cup of milk and consume. It is an effective natural cure for hemorrhoids.
Figs are very useful for digestion and help in Piles too. Keep 3 Figs Soaked in water overnight. Consume it next morning as well as the water while your stomach is empty.
9. Cold Compresses
Use cold compresses on the rectum region for one hour to get immediate relief from pain.
10. Cumin Seed Paste
A paste made of cumin seeds and water needs to be applied to the region to get rid of the pain.
11. Apple Cider Vinegar
Add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and take with every meal. You can also soak a cotton ball in vinegar and directly apply it on hemorrhoids.
12.Ginger Lemon Honey Juice
Take half a teaspoon of ginger juice, take the same amount of lime juice and fresh mint leaf juice, add 1 tablespoon of honey to it and mix it well. Take this mixture once a day to get rid of the hemorrhoids forever.
13. Horse Chestnut
It increases blood flow, strengthens connective tissue, decreases swelling and redness and tightens veins. The chestnut tree is one of the most popular natural home remedies among Europeans. However, you should avoid horse chestnut if you have kidney or liver problems or if you are pregnant or nursing women.
14. Try Thermotherapy
You can try a popular remedy for hemorrhoids known as thermotherapy. Practice it once a week for 2-4 weeks. This therapy causes shrinkage of hemorrhoids and stops bleeding.
15. Echinacea Extract
Use Echinacea extract on hemorrhoids with cotton balls. This helps relieve itching and painful conditions.