Pain and bleeding are the two most common symptoms experienced by those suffering from hemorrhoids (or piles). This condition can also be one of the most uncomfortable to experience. Hence, if one has hemorrhoids, you would want to get it treated quickly.
But lets admit it. We have jobs, careers, families, and relationships that are more important and need our attention. So instead, most people will just hope that the symptoms are temporary and will eventually disappear, while others will endure their symptoms until the quality of their lives are severely affected. So lets not wait for that, okay? Because the good thing is there are many fast and effective ways you can treat hemorrhoids naturally at home immediately, without waiting until you have a more severe hemorrhoid problem to get rid of.
If you are reluctant or dont have time to see a doctor (please do this to get a correct diagnosis), here are things you can do on your own at home to naturally get rid of piles.
1. Try Herbal Remedies
Before your case of piles worsens, you can start your own natural herbal regimen. The most recommended natural home remedy for hemorrhoids is witch hazel extract. Witch hazel is known for its blood vessel constriction properties and is very effective in shrinking swollen rectal veins. You can purchase witch hazel ointments from an herbal store or online shop.
Other highly recommended natural remedies for hemorrhoids are butchers broom, beets, gotu kola, bromelain, hawthorn berries, and horse chestnut herbs, among others. These herbs commonly come in the form of supplements. You can ask an herbalist or a naturopathic doctor if you have further questions regarding the specific dosage for each natural supplement.
2. Exercise! Exercise!
Hemorrhoids can be caused by a variety of factors like obesity, pregnancy, circulatory system problems, heredity, or dietary intake. In as much as we cannot control what contributes to its real cause/s, you can do one thing on your own to get rid of it and prevent its recurrence forever. That is through exercise.
You need to do exercises that will strengthen your anal and abdominal walls. When this is done right, your anal blood vessels will not swell or burst at the slightest exertion of force.
To do this, doctors recommend doing Kegel exercises. Its done by simply contracting your rectal area muscle, holding it for a few seconds, and then relaxing. Its best to do this five times per session, interspersed throughout your day.
Any form of active exercises like aerobics, Pilates, walking, running, or jogging can also help. However, if you prefer a less impact exercise, you can try yoga. Stretching postures in yoga allows you to strengthen abdominal and pelvic muscles.
3. Have a Hot Sitz Bath
A Sitz bath is a therapeutic bath where ones buttocks are submerged in warm water. One can do this by using a regular wide basin placed on top of a toilet seat or you can buy a specialized Sitz bath tub. When on a Sitz bath, the heat from the warm water radiates to your hemorrhoids in your anal area and causes a soothing effect on the rectal muscles.
You can do this for fifteen to twenty minutes after every bath or as often as desired. It is also good to maximize this opportunity for you to practice your Kegels exercises while on the Sitz bath and youll be on your way to naturally get rid of hemorrhoids.
The hemorrhoids treatment tips presented above are all very easy to do at the privacy of your own homes. The herbal remedies are also based on naturopathic treatments with little to no adverse effects. If you want fast healing before your hemorrhoid symptoms exacerbate, make an effort to apply these tips into your lives and your rear will thank you for it.