For those people who have medical issues with hemorrhoids, regardless of how big their problem is, we will recommend few natural treatments that are extremely efficient in reducing the itching, pain and bleeding.
First grind and the blend few garlic cloves and then add coconut or olive oil. It is recommended to prepare small suppositories and freeze them before use.
Any time you need it, just insert one suppository in the rectum. Don’t forget that it will sting and you may cry. This remedy will make the area numb and it will not cause burning sensation.
Always wear clean underwear
Always wear clean underwear and change it often. It is advisable to carry an extra pair with you, particularly if you suffer from bleed, leakages and small accidents. The underwear you wear should be made of loose cotton as it will prevent sweating that causes itching.
Warm sitz bath
It is advisable to take this type of shower of 15-20 minutes. You can do it every day or at least three times weekly. On this way you will stop the tingling, purify the butt-centric crevices and hemorrhoids, and also you will lessen swelling. This is extremely efficient treatment for outer hemorrhoids.
The best way is to perform this treatment after solid discharge. First step is to sit in a big bowl or shower with warm water and add salt. Use Epsom salt, ocean salt or simple cooking salt.
There are many softeners, like ‘Colace’ that will help you with defecation. On that way you will get rid of straining which makes it more comfortable to pass stools. If you have bleeding and swollen hemorrhoids your stool should be too smooth. Otherwise it will cause swelling and uneasiness.
Frequent clothing changes
Try not to wear the same clothes for long periods particularly if you wear pants. Namely, the feces, blood or mucus leakages easily may pass through your undergarments and soil your clothes. In case if that dries, you will not see them, but the germs anyway will be left where you sit. Furthermore, these germs will be transferred by anyone who touches where you sat.
Use the ice cubes:
Simply insert small and smooth ice cube into your anus. Thus you will cool and reduce swelling.
Gently press them on external hemorrhoids and soothe them.
Gently massage Aloe Vera on the area with cotton wool, soft tissue or with fingers. It is recommended to begin with three applications daily and once it gets better, do it once a day.
Three times a day apply witch hazel using cotton wool, soft tissue or witch hazel swab. When you start to feel better reduce to once a day.
Foods rich in fibers
In your diet you should include food rich in fibers such as fresh and raw fruits, veggies and whole grains. The fibers are able to reduce strain and soften the stool. It is interesting that this is the oldest method that is used to prevent hemorrhoids. But, in order to prevent diarrhea and IBS, increase the fiber intake progressively.
Water will keep you hydrated and will prevent your stool to become hard. Remember that you should avoid colas and sodas as they contain caffeine that causes dehydration. Include fruits such as lemons or oranges and prepare flavored water.
After you wake up and before going to bed you can take ½ tablespoon of nutmeg. It is proved that is extremely effective in patients with hemorrhoids.
In order to improve digestion and also to enhance the slow bowel movement, physical activity is required. For example, walking is very helpful.