External Hemorrhoids - How to Treat Hemorrhoids Naturally

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Hemorrhoids are one of the most commonly ailment known to man. Almost about 6 percent of the world population suffers from this malady which can be naturally cured if you care to find out how. Thrombosed hemorrhoids are not dangerous nor are they life- threatening. Simply apply the basic steps in overcoming this disorder and you will be on the way to their total riddance.

Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that are found in the lower part of the rectum and at the anus. The thrombosed hemorrhoids are initially inside the anus but when a sufferer strain during defecation; the hemorrhoids get pushed out of the anus and stay there permanently due to their size.

Most doctors would recommend surgery as a way to remove the hemorrhoids. However, you do not need to go under the knife as there are natural home remedies that will do the work just as well devoid of the side effects of surgery and medications.

However you must be very sure that what you experience is definitely hemorrhoids. Just remember that bleeding with a bowel movement may also indicate other medical disorders including tumors, infection or inflammatory bowel movement.

Try the sitz bath. You can soak the buttock area in a bath containing warm water for about 20 minutes at least three times a day. You can also add in Epsom salt or herbal salt into the bath but do not use perfume or soap as these will cause irritation and pain. Soaking the buttocks into the bath will cause the external hemorrhoids to shrink and eventually disappear.

Avoid straining during bowel movement. You can do this by adding more fibers in your diet. The fibers can be found in brans and beans, fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C, linseed and prunes also help in softening the stools. They have a laxative property.

You should avoid dehydration. You must drink at least 2 liters of water daily. If you find this amount too big, split the volume into three portions. Just remember that drinking water can cause you to feel full and on the long run will reduce weight. Excessive weight can induce hemorrhoids.

You can apply cream to the affected part. The cream can contain an astringent, an anesthetic as well as an anti-inflammatory agent. An astringent includes witch hazel which is readily available in the pharmacy. It reduces bleeding and also stops pain, itching and swelling.

The anesthetic used can be lignocaine or cinchocaine as these will provide pain relief by causing the hemorrhoids to be numb. The anti-inflammatory agent like hydrocortisone can help in relieving itchiness and reduces the inflammation.

You can also use horse chestnut that will help to improve circulation and relieve swelling. You can source this item from the seeds or the bark of the young branches.

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The use of natural remedies is gaining popularity as they are not only safe but cheap and very effective. Remove hemorrhoids and stop constipation from ruining your life. The home remedies for hemorrhoids will ensure that you will be successful in eliminating hemorrhoids

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This article was published on 2011/04/20