They are also more commonly known as “piles” and are swollen veins in the anal region that become infamed, swollen and can be very uncomfortable.
Hemorrhiods really are not something to be taken lightly as they can develop into complications, so you should see a professional medical doctors if you think you have them. Excessive blood loss can be dangerous and also can cause iron deficiency too.
The symptoms of hemorrhiods varies, sometimes there is pain, but itchiness. There are OTC treatments for both symptoms you can buy, however one natural remedy that you might want to try is Oak Bark.
All you to do is buy some Oak Bark from a natural health store near you and boil it for three minutes, and then leave it to cool to room temperature. After that you need to pour it into a wide bowl so that you can place your buttocks into the bowl and soak the area that is causing you pain. This process can be repeated a few times a day to ease pain. Remember though to always consult a professioanl medical doctor.
There are also some natural treatments such as Venapro which get mixed reviews from people, and are worth considering also.
High Fibre foods, and also inflamatory foods, are not good when you have hemorrhoids. Things to try and avoid and red meat meals and also eggplant and green peppers.
Also remember that passing stool can be very painful when you have inflamed hemorrhoids, so make sure you drink plenty of water to ensure the stool is as liquid as possible and also chewing you food properly makes it easier for the body to digest and obsorb, so less is passed through.
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