If you are suffering and wondering how to treat external hemorrhoids then you don’t want to miss this. In less than 2 minutes I will go over how you can treat your hemorrhoids right from the privacy of your own home!
There are many reasons why someone will develop hemorrhoids in their lifetime. It can be due to things like pregnancy, childbirth, being overweight, or lifting heavy objects. But the number one reason that leads people like you to develop hemorrhoids is constipation! The straining too hard and for much too long is what is usually what does it. Constipation can be caused by one or many factors. It can be due to medicine you are taking, but more often than not it is due to your diet – A diet that not only doesn’t supply enough fiber, but one full of sodium and preservatives. Not drinking enough water goes along with this and decreased activity all play a part in unhealthy stools and the development of hemorrhoids.
How to Treat Hemorrhoids is quite simple. These methods are not only easy they are very effective.
First off you will want to take some warm saltwater baths. At least three times a day for twenty minutes you will soak your bottom. More is better so if you need to soak more then go ahead. The saltwater will keep the area of your hemorrhoids clean and will help draw out any infection. The increased circulation to the area that the warm water causes will also speed up the healing. Think of it this way, you gargle with saltwater for a sore throat and get relief. This works on your external hemorrhoids in the same way.
Between these soaks, you can apply certain things to help relieve the pain and discomfort, and help heal the hemorrhoids. You probably have heard of ‘Tucks Pads’, the main ingredient in these is Witch Hazel. Witch Hazel is a natural astringent taken from an herb. It will reduce the swelling, stop any leakage and relieve your pain instantly. You just apply it by soaking a cotton ball and dabbing it on your hemorrhoids. You won’t believe the soothing feeling you will experience. Try storing the soaked cotton balls in the freezer for a more cooling effect.
There are many other herbs and oils that you can use successfully. The best part is they are natural with no side effects.
Along with the above treatments you will want to add plenty of fiber to your daily diet. Fruits, veggies and whole grains are the foods to concentrate on. Including at least eight glasses of water a day is as important. These changes in your diet will help to keep your stools soft and bulky. This way they will pass without doing any further damage and with less pain.
So there you have it, how to treat external hemorrhoids. In my opinion the Best way is the natural way. Once you learn all you need to about healing your hemorrhoids, you will be educated in how to prevent any future ones from developing!