What are Haemorrhoids (Piles) and How to Deal With Them?

Haemorrhoids refer to the enlarged veins in and around the rectum and anus which can be felt as lumps or knots. Haemorrhoids can occur outside the anus or the inside and may slip to the outside. Those which remain inside the rectum called internal haemorrhoids cannot be felt or seen. A lot of people may not experience much problems as haemorrhoids can heal by themselves. They are very not serious but are very troublesome as they cause problems in your daily life. Haemorrhoids are not to be neglected as they may indicate the possibility of colon or rectal cancer in some cases.

What are the Causes of Haemorrhoids?

  • Pressure on the rectal and anal areas as in when you stand for a prolonged time.
  • Poor bowel habits and exerting strain during bowel movements.
  • Constipation
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Diarrhea
  • Aging
  • Heredity
  • Other individual causes

Lack of sufficient fiber content in food is the main cause for constipation and hemorrhoids. The present age is dependent of frozen food and processed which lack enough fiber. Constipation exerts a lot of pressure on the rectum and anal veins and may cause rectal bleeding too. Diarrhea is another link to hemorrhoids while pregnant women may develop hemorrhoids due to the fetus exerting pressure on the anal area. Though hemorrhoids can self-heal they may get aggravated due to any of these factors like diarrhea, pregnancy, constipation and so on. These conditions may also lead to recurring hemorrhoids.

What are the Symptoms of Haemorrhoids?

  • Discomfort
  • Pain
  • Itching
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Burning

The Complications

The normal complications include pain, bleeding and itching. Some people may feel uncomfortable to sit as it may bleed soiling their clothes. What one should be careful about is thrombosis, a painful blood clot.

Care

It is necessary to take good care if you have haemorrhoids. Always remember not to strain during bowel movements and not to put pressure carelessly (eg: if you read while passing stool you may strain unnecessarily). Also, do not suppress the urge to go. Be clean and use a mild soap when you wash. Never rub the area but dab gently. It may help the itching if you keep the area dry by applying some talcum powder. If you have a painful haemorrhoid, try to sit in a hot tub for 10-20 mnts. Drink enough water and eat a lot of fibre.

Treatment options vary depending on the location of the haemorrhoid, their nature and the problems they cause. Litigation, Lasers, Infrared Photocoagulation and surgery are done successfully to remove haemorrhoids. It is important to seek medical help if you find blood in your stool. Haemorrhoids and many other medical conditions like Infection, Colon polyps, Peptic ulcers, Colorectal cancer etc. may lead to rectal bleeding.

Additional Reading

Haemorrhoids – An Overview

Ayurvedic Treatment and Home Remedies for Constipation and Piles

All Natural Products For Better Digestion

22 thoughts on “What are Haemorrhoids (Piles) and How to Deal With Them?

  • April 27, 2009 at 10:12 pm
    Permalink

    Great information,people will be blessed by your information on hemorrhoids.thanks

  • May 2, 2009 at 7:07 pm
    Permalink

    Your information is great,thanks for the info on hemorrhoids.

  • August 21, 2009 at 7:27 pm
    Permalink

    There are all types of natural treatments for hemorrhoids, search the web!

  • June 25, 2012 at 10:20 am
    Permalink

    I think other site proprietors should take this website as an model, very clean and magnificent user friendly style and design, as well as the content. You are an expert in this topic!

  • February 9, 2013 at 8:06 pm
    Permalink

    I just want to say I’m beginner to blogging and site-building and honestly savored your web site. Very likely I’m going to bookmark your blog post . You surely have great article content. Regards for sharing your web-site.

  • Pingback: Helen Matthews

  • Pingback: free online car insurance quote

  • February 12, 2013 at 11:52 am
    Permalink

    When Someone googles something that relates to one of my wordpress blogs how can I get it to appear on the first page of their serach results?? Thanks!.

  • February 12, 2013 at 12:23 pm
    Permalink

    I have Firefox as my main web browser already, but I want my windows live messenger to open all windows on Firefox and not IE7. For example, the email icon on the top left hand corner of wlm. Every time I click on it, it opens up on IE7 which i don’t want, but on Firefox.. how do i remove ie7?.

  • February 12, 2013 at 7:13 pm
    Permalink

    I want to express my admiration for your generosity giving support to individuals who need help with the idea. Your personal commitment to getting the solution all through had become particularly invaluable and have surely made somebody just like me to achieve their pursuits. Your new warm and friendly instruction can mean a whole lot a person like me and further more to my peers. With thanks; from everyone of us.

  • February 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm
    Permalink

    Is there a way to make your WordPress blog posts do-follow?

  • February 13, 2013 at 12:28 am
    Permalink

    What’s up it’s me Fiona, I am also visiting this website regularly, this website is in fact fastidious and the visitors are in fact sharing nice thoughts.

  • February 13, 2013 at 2:04 am
    Permalink

    When are you going to post again? You really entertain me!

  • Pingback: Deluxe Automatic Voltage Regulator, Step Up & Down Converter Transformer

  • February 13, 2013 at 3:45 pm
    Permalink

    Re: Whomever produced the remark that this was an excellent site actually needs to have their brain evaluated.

  • February 13, 2013 at 5:51 pm
    Permalink

    I like what you guys are up too. Such intelligent work and reporting! Keep up the superb works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it’ll improve the value of my site 🙂

  • February 13, 2013 at 6:51 pm
    Permalink

    This is getting a bit more subjective, but I much prefer the Zune Marketplace. The interface is colorful, has more flair, and some cool features like ‘Mixview’ that let you quickly see related albums, songs, or other users related to what you’re listening to. Clicking on one of those will center on that item, and another set of “neighbors” will come into view, allowing you to navigate around exploring by similar artists, songs, or users. Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable. Those concerned with privacy will be relieved to know you can prevent the public from seeing your personal listening habits if you so choose.

  • Pingback: fast cash payday loans

  • February 13, 2013 at 10:35 pm
    Permalink

    Im getting a javascript error, is anyone else?

  • February 14, 2013 at 2:07 am
    Permalink

    I experimented with looking at your website with my blackberry and the layout does not seem to be correct. Might want to check it out on WAP as well as it seems most cellular phone layouts are not really working with your site.

  • February 14, 2013 at 2:13 am
    Permalink

    YouTube contains not simply funny and humorous video clips but also it consists of educational related videos.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Wait ! Before you go, download your Free 52-page Health ToolKit of Home Remedies !

All remedies are tried, tested, and guaranteed ! 
1. Easy-to-follow Remedies for all common problems
2. Know The Power of Common Vegetables & Fruits
3. Build Immunity for the whole Family !
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE COPY