Hemorrhoids are dilated veins in the rectum or anus, that cause pain, itching and sometimes bleeding. It’s developing when the anal or rectal areas veins are getting dilated, causing bleeding. Moreover, the hemorrhoids can get inflamed and complications like blood clots can occur. Hemorrhoids are a frequent problem and, despite this fact, people are still ashamed to talk about it and ask about remedies.
There are two types of hemorrhoids: internal and external
Internal hemorrhoids, the most frequent type, are found in the anus, it is not painful, but minor bleeding can occur because of it. On the contrary, external hemorrhoids are extremely painful and can also bleed. Both types can develop swelling and blood clots. The most common causes for hemorrhoids are pregnancy, spending too much time seated and constipation.
How to treat hemorrhoids naturally at home:
Being a sensitive matter, most of the people want to treat the hemorrhoids at home by themselves. The good news is this choice is the proper one, as medical treatments conducted in a hospital by a doctor can be extremely painful.
When treating the hemorrhoids at home, start by having a sitz bath twice daily – a warm, shallow bath that cleanses the perineum. The feeling is relieving, as the itchiness and pain will disappear. You can buy a sitz bath kit from the pharmacy or you can improvise by using a large enough basin or the bidet.
Fill the container with warm water and add some teabags inside. Exposing the anal area to warm water will facilitate the blood circulation and reduce the dilated veins. The tannin in the tea will work on the inflammation, also favorizing the blood clotting, which will stop the bleeding. Spend 15 to 20 minutes on the sitz bath, replacing the water from time to time making sure it is always warm enough. Make sure you dry the area with soft moves and do not rub it. You can now apply some liquid vitamin E on the hemorrhoids using a cotton pad.
Don’t feel shy to talk about your problem
Anyone can have hemorrhoids and there is no reason to feel ashamed. Seek help from a close family member to prepare your sitz bath and apply the vitamin E. The sooner you get rid of the painful hemorrhoids, the better. After, don’t forget to prevent it from coming back. Anyone who sits on a chair too much should move from time to time. If you feel tired at the office, take a break and walk for 5 minutes each hour. Every time you stand up you will release the rectal pressure that leads to hemorrhoids.