AVOID OPERATION IN HEMORRHOID CASES
Causes of HemorrhoidsIt is a known fact that constipation and prolonged straining at stool are main causes of piles but there are some other important aspects too.
Low fibre diet causing small caliber stool and straining during defecation.
Sitting for prolonged period at closet.
Hypertension mainly in portal vein.
Anal sex without proper use of lubricants stresses anus.
Sedentary life style.
Constipation as well as chronic diarrhea.
Pregnancy causes hypertension and increases strain during bowel movements.
Increased use of alcohol and caffeine.
Lack of erect posture.
Higher socio-economic status.
Spinal cord injury.
Loss of rectal muscle tone.
Ageing – weakened support structures.
Prevention of hemorrhoids / Piles
Drinking more fluids in routine.
Eating more dietary fibers.
Practicing better posture.
Reducing bowel movement strain and time.
Avoid wearing tight under clothes.
Washing the anus with cool water and soap may reduce swelling and increase blood supply for quick healing.
Using squat toilets may help
Self-Care at Home
Hot sitz bath.
Stool softeners – but overuse of laxatives should be avoided.
Cold compresses or topical analgesics may be a bit helpful for temporary relief.
Improving posture and muscle tone.
Taking herbs and dietary supplements to strengthen vein walls.
Topical application of astringents and soothing agents (like honey and aloe Vera)
Drinking chamomile tea several times a day.
Eating fiber rich bulking agents like plantain to help create soft stool and to lessen irritation of existing hemorrhoids.