HOW TO TREAT HEMORRHOIDS: KNOWING AND TREATING!
If you are surfing a variety of blogs and forums, looking for ways to find out how to treat hemorrhoids then this post is for you. If not treated with proper care the pain that accompanies hemorrhoids can be quite annoying.
The three essentials for any condition can be split into three parts:
a) Know your problem
b) Know your pain and extent of the problem
c) The treatment that suits your condition best
What are hemorrhoids?
Let’s start with knowing the pathology. Hemorrhoids can be best described as inflammation and swelling of the little pads of tissue sprinkled in the lower region of a rectum. The inflammation can lead to the dilation of these pockets of tissue resulting in “varicose hemorrhoidal plexus veins”.
The condition, (depending on the severity) causes pain, especially with bowel movements. The most common symptoms associated with hemorrhoids are as follows
a) Anal itching, feeling a lump in the cavity accompanied with pain.
b) Bleeding without pain.
So, how to treat hemorrhoids? It doesn’t just depend on the medication; it also depends on the type of symptoms you present with and the severity of your condition.
Extent of a condition
Hemorrhoids can’t be labeled chronic from the get go. If your condition is in the preliminary stages, then you have lucked out. If caught early how you treat hemorrhoids can simply be a matter of a few basic lifestyle changes, diet and a few right traditional remedies.
Even for chronic cases, traditional remedies have worked wonders. Don’t jump up (literally) for an opportunity to be pain free by drug use. Medicines are synonymous with side effects; if you can control it with something less extreme, ALWAYS opt for that option first.
Out-patient techniques like sclerosant injections work by directly injecting the affected veins. If the protrusions and occurrence of hemorrhoids is external, these injections are even more affective for the varicose.
Another clinical method is CO2 laser surgery, performed under local anesthesia this treatment is most sought after due to the immediate postoperative relief. Regular bowel functions are restored quickly afterwards.
If outpatient techniques are not proving affective, perhaps your problem requires a more surgical intervention. Surgical treatment is called “Milligan and Morgan hemorrhoidectomy”, this procedure removes hemorrhoidal nodules altogether.
Another option is the “Longo Method”, this method allows the transposition of prolapsed hemorrhoids. However, let’s face it, surgeries and outpatient techniques make us nervous. The procedures mentioned above do provide relief but are drug related or invasive.
Wouldn’t you want a traditional remedy? One that cures the underlying problem that causes hemorrhoids? I know what your next questions are…Do they actually work? Can traditional methods be trusted over medicinal or surgical options?
Well, these remedies have no side effects so what’s the harm in trying out a safe method? It could be just what you were hoping to find when you typed in “how to treat hemorrhoids?” in your search bar today!
Traditional remedies for Hemorrhoids!
Before I proceed with telling you about how to get rid of hemorrhoids with safe natural remedies, it is never a good idea to go ahead with any kind of treatment without a diagnosis. If you “THINK” you have the condition.
DO NOT self-diagnose or treat. Get a consult and hear out your doctor before doing anything else. In the United States almost 47% of the adult population suffers from hemorrhoids at least once in their lives.
Before you decide to over load your system with creams and anti-inflammatory drugs try out a few natural remedies. Yes, the pain can be tremendous; to avoid that or a relapse of the condition it is important that you control what you can of the aspect by making the required lifestyle changes.
Here are few pointers on how to treat hemorrhoids naturally.
Drinking A LOT of water and fiber rich foods is a healthy choice even if you don’t have hemorrhoids. Water rich fruits and a few extra “green foods” on your plate can truly make a difference.
On average you should be drinking almost two liters of water every day. This will soften your bowels and aid in easy expulsion of the feces.
There are creams made from natural herbs that can control the inflammation AND stop the reoccurrence of this pesky pathology.
Meat, oily foods and large fat content are off the table. You’re eating habits should create a healthy laxative effect without actually taking medicines for this purpose.
Exercise will improve metabolism and your body’s inherent flexibility.