Hemorrhoid Home Remedies
Hemorrhoid Home Remedies
by Aneron Kepasil
Almost one third of the population of the USA currently has, or have had in the past, hemorrhoids. This common issue is caused by poor diet, constipation, a sedentary lifestyle, and other health issues. Hemorrhoids usually develop from damaged blood vessels and membranes in the anal canal or rectum, and can be extremely painful or itchy. While they usually go away on their own if given time to heal, they can be very bothersome while healing. Using a hemorrhoid home remedy can help a person suffering with hemorrhoids feel more comfortable, and can help them heal faster.
In looking for a way to stop hemorrhoids pain you should try and ascertain the reason for the problem in the first place. A big cause of hemorrhoids is constipation. If you are having trouble eliminating your stools, and are straining to do so, that could be the reason for the hemorrhoid episode. There are many effective natural cures for constipation. One of the easiest and most effective natural laxatives is apple cider vinegar. Drink a cupful of warm water with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in it when you notice you are having trouble, and before you now it you will get relief. The swelling will go down when you are no longer straining and the hemorrhoids pain will go away.
The first home treatment for the relief of hemorrhoids is applying a topical moisturizer. One of the common hemorrhoids causes is dehydration, and applying a topical moisturizer can help ease the pain by rehydrating the skin on and around the hemorrhoid. Prior to applying a moisturizer, be sure the product is designed for the treatment of hemorrhoids. Other moisturizers could cause a stinging sensation or possibly infection.
Over-the-counter treatment options for hemorrhoids include topical creams, suppositories, stool softeners and fiber. In mild cases, these treatments can be effective in providing temporary relief and allow the hemorrhoids to become less irritated. However, these methods to not address the root cause of hemorrhoids, and the problem is almost certain to reappear soon.
A cold compress in some situations will also help treat the discomfort that hemorrhoids causes. Cold compression therapy generally requires applying a cold pad or ice pack to the inflicted area for twenty minutes every two hours. Cold compression has been shown to reduce the swelling caused by hemorrhoids and will help speed up the recovery process.
The last option for relief of the pain and discomfort that hemorrhoids causes is purchasing an over the counter hemorrhoid treatment called Calmovil. Calmovil has been shown to shrink hemorrhoids by dissolving blood clots and strengthening weakened veins, while also relieving itching, and calming the digestive system. Calmovil is an all natural pill which is easy to take. Calmovil is quite effective in both relieving hemorrhoid discomfort as well as improving the hemorrhoid recovery process speed.
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