If you are having a hemorrhoid problem then first it is important for us to understand what are hemorrhoids in the first place? Fundamentally, these are inflamed veins in the anus which become swollen owing to the strained bowel movements which increased pressure would be caused by being overweight or pregnant as well.

It is to be seen that they are not specifically pleasant. However, hemorrhoids are actually very common. And with this, we can say that almost three out of the four adults are somewhat do suffer from this problem once in their lifetime.

And for most of this part, once these are diagnosed the hemorrhoids can be specifically managed with the home treatments and also the lifestyle changes. Let’s have a look at some of these remedies.

Home remedies for hemorrhoids treatment are as follows:

Sitz Bath

Sitz baths are using a specialized toilet bowel liner which can be filled with warm water and sitz bath mixture as well. And to use this, what you need to do is simply sit on it as you would normally sit to use the toilet. Moreover, it is recommended that the Sitz Bath can be done 1 to 2 times per day. And it also needs to be seen that every bowel movement can certainly soak the area as well as relieve the pain.

Psyllium Husk

Psyllium husk is one of the kind supplement which you can take to specifically soften your stool. However, this won’t help existing hemorrhoids. However, it will be preventing it from growing any larger or from becoming more painful while passing hard stools. However, it also needs to be seen that there are too many supplements as they can upset the stomach and also induce gas.

Epsom Salts & Glycerin

According to this home remedy, it works much like the Sitz Bath. However, it can be done in the bathtub or at a much more local level by using a gauze pad. However, to use this remedy, it is important to mix 2 tablespoons of the Epsom Salts with around 2 tablespoons of Glycerin which can be applied to the mixture and applied on the skin for 15-20 minutes.

Loose Cotton Clothing

Loose cotton clothing is also quite beneficial when it comes to swapping out right and left. The polyester clothing with loose-fitting cotton clothes can really help you in keeping that area quite cool as well as dry. What this will be doing is that it will be helping you stay more and more comfortable to specifically avoid any kind of unnecessary pressure which might there be in the area.

Cold Compress

It also needs to be seen that if you are in lots of pain then chances are that your hemorrhoid may be pretty swollen. And it is by applying a cold compress to the area you can help in reducing the swelling and also lessen the pain. However, if you do so then you need to apply it only for 15 minutes at a time and then, always wrap up the compress in a cloth or also a paper towel.

Wet Wipes

It is important that you whatever you do, you would always want to specifically avoid using regular toilet paper. However, if you need to wipe that area, then it would be better to go with medicated hemorrhoid wipes which are there for hemorrhoids treatment. And even with simple wet wipes, it is important for you to make sure that the wipes which you are using must not be having alcohol, fragrance etc.

Some Important Information

It needs to be seen that before you begin any home remedy. But be sure to specifically get a clear diagnosis that you are suffering from the hemorrhoids. However, the symptoms of hemorrhoids may also be symptoms of other more serious conditions. However, if you are experiencing blood as well in your stool. Thus, it is highly recommended to see a doctor who is a specialist immediately.

Conclusion: It is quite common to know that hemorrhoids may occur to most of the people once in their lifetime. But it also needs to be seen that there are certain options which need to be seen and followed such as using wet wipes, cold compress, Epsom salts, and glycerin etc.

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I'm a writer and illustrator. I did graduation in Journalism. For my Postgraduate thesis, I researched on Communicative Science and Disorder.