Hemorrhoid Secrets - How to Shrink Hemorrhoids

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Many people all over the world want to know how to shrink hemorrhoids without having to ask this question to a doctor. Many are embarrassed by this condition and therefore have a tendency to just simply ignore the situation. Let me be the first to tell you if you already don't know ignoring hemorrhoids won't make them just magically disappear!

If you want to experience relief from hemorrhoids then you need to learn how to shrink hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are painful swollen veins in the anal cannel or rectum. They cause many people every year rectal bleeding, itching, discomfort and even severe pain in some cases. By learning how to shrink hemorrhoids you can eliminate most of if not all of these symptoms.

The first thing you want to do if your hemorrhoids are swollen is to get rid of your toilet paper for good. The only thing you accomplish when wiping with toilet paper is more friction to the all ready swollen heated hemorrhoids. Switch to wipes or moist toilettes. If you choose wipes make sure there non-scented. Most wipes that are scented uses perfume to scent them and this will aggravate them more. Most over the counter brand creams on the market today also makes cleansing wipes with medicine in them to clean the area after going to the bathroom.

Another affective way to learn how to shrink hemorrhoids is to ice them up! You can make your hemorrhoids shrink by putting ice on them daily. It's recommended that you apply ice to the area 2-3 times a day for 10 minutes at a time. The cold temperature will reduce the swelling and will shrink them.

After you have iced them it's best to add warmth to them as well. By switching back and forth from cold to hot they will shrink faster and will relieve the pain quickly. This is very affective in learning how to shrink hemorrhoids and is used by many everyday.

The last way I'm going to discuss is the easiest and best way in my opinion. Learning how to shrink hemorrhoids by this method is easy and well rewarding to say the least. Its simple bath and then to bed! You can make your hemorrhoids shrink by taking a sitz bath. It's simple and very affective in shrinking the hemorrhoids. It's even better if you bath and then go to bed and stay in bed for 1 day, if you have the time for this. Simply fill the tub up with just enough water to cover your hips and submerge your hemorrhoids. Soak in the water for at least 15-20 minutes. It's best if you do this 2-3 times a day. After soaking pat the area dry and then go to bed. By taking a day's rest you can eliminate the pressure you put on the already swollen veins. When you walk or sit you add pressure to the veins and this makes the hemorrhoids worst over time. So once you have begun to shrink them with the above mention treatments, take a days rest and you'll find out that it will be the best day's rest you've had in a long time for sure!

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Heather-Jane Hunter has 1 articles online

Heather-Jane Hunter once suffered from severe hemorrhoids - she now dedicates her time to helping others overcome hemorrhoids. Learn more about how to shrink today and get more information on proven systems such as H-Miracle that work to treat hemorrhoids.

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This article was published on 2010/04/01