Hemorrhoids occurs when the veins of the lower rectum, both internal and external swells. Thrombosed hemorrhoids can be caused by any of the two kinds of hemorrhoids. There are also a type of hemorrhoids that don t bleed. Always consult a doctor if you have a bleeding thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Research suggests that at the age of 50 years, almost 50% of people experience this condition. According to research, at the age of 50 years, almost 50% of people experience this condition. Hemorrhoids can occur without been detected. Here is an outline of some of the factors that can cause hemorrhoids.
One of the cause is sitting in one spot like in an office chair or toilet for a long time without rising. People have a tendency of doing things such as reading or been on phone while in the toilet.
Another cause of hemorrhoid is having a low fiber diet. Low fiber diet causes constipation, thus a strained bowel movement. Once an individual strain s with bowel movement, the flow of blood is also affected. Additionally, the straining can also occur if the person lifts heavy objects or is involved in vigorous activities. Straining can also be caused by engaging strenuous activities which will also affect the flow of blood.
While pregnant, the woman can easily develop hemorrhoids and hemorrhoids rash due to constipation. During pregnancy, the uterus expands and exacts pressure on the veins of the lower rectum. Although they are not harmful to the baby or the mother, they are quite uncomfortable and sometimes itchy.
Home remedies for preventing and treating hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids can be prevented as well as treated. One of the best home remedies is to eat the right food that will not cause constipation and drink a lot of water, preferably 10 glasses of water per day. Diet rich in high fibre will contribute greatly in preventing hemorrhoids. Additionally, drinking enough water ensures there is less constipation, thus improving the bowel movements. Avoid holding long or short calls as this can cause constipation. If the stool is too hard, and you feel constipated, consult a physician to prescribe the best laxatives for softening the stool.
To prevent hemorrhoids, do not sit in the same position for a longer period so that the blood can have a free flow. When one sits down for a longer time, rectal veins remain under pressure, thus the need for walking around from time to time.
Another home remedy for treating hemorrhoids include a warm bath. Sit in a basin or convenient container with warm water for about 15 minutes or so. Repeat for like 2 or 3 times per day. Also, ensure the rectum area remains clean and dry to avoid the hemorrhoid rash. Hemorrhoid rash can also occur if the person has been using wet wipes that contain alcohol as an ingredient of the wipes. Try to have a bath every day and pat dry the rectum area. Do not also use moist toilet papers that contains alcohol.