Treatment for first stage hemorrhoids

Piles are also known as hemorrhoids. Piles are characterized by a swelling or inflammation of the veins in the anal region. Piles can be internal as well as external, and occur as a result of overexerting the tissues present in the anal region. Internal piles generally do not show many symptoms, and as such are relatively harder to detect. External piles are also known as protruding piles as they protrude outside the anus. External piles are relatively easier to detect but are extremely painful, as they make ordinary actions like sitting or lying down on your back difficult, and in severe cases unbearable.

Piles is not an uncommon condition, and most often tends to afflict people who are 50 years or older in age. This is because with age the tissues lose their elasticity and firmness. People experience piles as a result of chronic constipation, pregnancy, sitting for long hours in the toilet and due to applying excessive pressure while passing stools. All these reasons increase the pressure on the veins in the anal region, causing them to swell and get inflamed. Piles in most cases can be treated without surgical procedures; however, if the bleeding is excessive and the inflamed tissue is large, surgery may be the only option. Since your doctor has examined you and pronounced his diagnosis, it is best to follow his advice. You can speed up your recovery process by adhering to the treatment prescribed and in all probability you will be able to avoid the inconvenience of undergoing an operation. In addition you can follow these few suggestions to aid your recovery.

  • Piles are caused by constipation. Therefore, in order to treat this you will need to consume a healthy diet consisting of fibrous foods. Including vegetables like cabbage, carrot, broccoli, cauliflower, coleslaw, green beans, onions, spinach, sweet potato and tomatoes will prove beneficial for this purpose. Whole wheat pasta and breads, bran cereal and oats are some grains that arev
  • Including fruits such as apples , bananas, peaches, plums, apricots, blueberries and dried figs will also prove beneficial is softening your stools, as well as in providing the body with necessary vitamins and minerals.
  • Soaking your self in a warm water bath will provide you with effective relief from the burning or itchy sensation.

Including ginger and garlic in your diet will help in stimulating smooth bowel movements.

  • Start your day with warm water and honey; you can also add lemon juice to this. Honey has effective anti bacterial properties and helps in simulating smooth bowel movements. Lemon juice helps in keeping the body hydrated and promotes proper digestion.
  • Drink plenty of water, as a deficiency of water supply to the body is one of the primary causes of constipation.

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