Hemorrhoids are enlarged and inflamed vessels who are usually in or around the anus in the lower rectum. They represent a common problem in the modern age for many reasons. A growing number of people have lazy lifestyles and poor dietary habits because of the fast and modern way of life. People have less time for physical activity that contributes to chronic constipation.
This discomfort around the anus includes pain and severe tingling. Itching and bleeding signal the presence of hemorrhoids which should never be ignored.
If you are experiencing this problem, there are several natural ways that can greatly help in reliving the pain, unpleasant itching and bleeding.
Grind a few cloves of garlic along with coconut or olive oil. Make sure you freeze the cloves before use. The cloves should be placed in the rectum, this will be a little uncomfortable but it will help in alleviating and treating the damaged varicose veins.
CHANGE YOUR UNDERWEAR OFTEN
Your underwear should always be clean and made out of cotton fabric. Change them several times a day. Always take and extra pair of underwear with you, especially if you have bleeding hemorrhoids. Your underwear should always be soft and comfortable in order to prevent irritation which can cause itching and swelling.
COLD SITZ BATHS
Poking can be prevented by cold baths. This treatment is very effective for transient external hemorrhoids. Put water in your bath, add sea salt and sit in for about 15 minutes. Also, you can make a cold compress and put it directly against the anus. This will help in reducing swelling, discomfort and pain.
Consume more foods rich in fiber