Home remedies for piles bleeding
What is piles?
Piles are called as hemorrhoids and can be classified in to two types internal and external. One can suffer from both simultaneously. These are caused due to constipation and patient passes hard stools then they have to put more pressure to get the stools out. Sometimes piles lead to bleeding not just passing the stool but anytime. It is recommended to monitor one’s diet and construct a plan that helps to diminish the problem. We can manage piles by Colonoscopy.
Piles are broadly classified into two categories:
Internal piles :
Internal piles are located far within the rectum, and can’t be seen or felt. The only symptom is usually bleeding. Internal piles can be classified into 4 grades.
External piles are located around the anus right under the skin, where there are many pain sensing nerves. They, therefore, hurt as well as bleed. Anyone at any age can be affected by piles. Though it has been observed that people over 45 years of age usually get affected by piles. About 50% of people experience this condition at some time in their life. women who are pregnant too experience it.
How does piles occur:
piles are hemorrhoid that have become inflamed. Internal hemorrhoids form when blood vessels inside the rectum become swollen and engorged.
External piles can occur due to increased pressure caused by obesity, pregnancy, sitting or standing for long hours at a stretch ,straining on the toilet, coughing, sneezing, vomiting and holding your breath while straining to do strenuous physical labor.
Who are more prone to piles:
- genetic predisposition
- less fiber in the diet can cause constipation which can lead to the formation of piles
- poor bathroom habits
- excessive coughing or sneezing
- constant sitting or standing for long hours at a stretch
- excessive straining, rubbing or cleaning around the anus
- regularly holding breath while straining to perform some physical labor
- being obese
Symptoms of piles include:
- bright red bleeding from the anus. Blood may streak the bowel movement or the toilet paper.
- pain during bowel movements
- painful swelling or a lump near the anus
- anal itching
- mucous discharge from the anus
- hard lump around the anus
- area around the anus becomes red and sore
Here are certain foods which can help you to feel better with your piles.
Always be Hydrated:
According to some studies the permanent journal, most anal problems such as hemorrhoids are caused by a lack of liquids in their diet. Try to adopt habit of drinking plenty of water throughout the day keeps the stool soft and manageable as it works its way through the intestines. The result is much softer stool that takes less energy to pass and causes less irritation to the hemorrhoids.
People who are suffering from piles are recommended to include a lot of healthy whole grains into their diet like brown rice, oat meal, and whole wheat pasta. These are fiber rich foods that can soften the stool and helps in reducing pain.
Fruits and green leafy vegetables:
You can’t go wrong with plant foods. Green vegetables are packed with antioxidants and nutrients that help with digestion. Strengthening the digestive system is important while treating piles. Broccolis, sprouts, carrots, Brussels, cabbage, tomato, cucumber are some of the vegetables that one should consume while battling piles. Fruits such as raspberries, pear, apples and bananas.
When you get piles your blood vessels and capillaries are weak. Lemon juice helps to give you relief through many nutrients it contains. You can squeeze half lemon in cup of warm water and drink it. Repeat this every three hours so that you can get rid of piles naturally.
Blood vessels need elasticity to cure piles. Olive oil is best option as it contains antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties to reduce inflammation in the anus. You can consume one teaspoon of olive oil daily to get rid of piles.
Avoid these foods:
Foods with little fiber can cause hemorrhoids worse, so it’s best to limit white bread, milk, cheese, and other dairy, meat, processed foods such as frozen meals and fast food. Watch the amount of salt you eat. It can lead to your body hanging on to water, which puts more pressure on your blood vessels. That includes veins in your bottom that causes piles. Iron supplements can cause constipation and other digestive problems, so confirm with your doctor before you take them.
Don’t fight the urge:
When you have to go then go, this is one of the simplest ways to prevent piles . “Ignoring Mother Nature has its risk, and Piles are one of them, if you obey your body when it screams at you; when you wait until you decide you have the time to move your bowels, success will be far more elusive.
Straining and putting more pressure on the veins in your rectum is one of the most common causes of painful or bleeding piles . In some cases, this can happen as a result of pushing too hard when trying to have a bowel movement. Other straining situations can cause straining too, such as lifting heavy objects, a chronic cough, or even pregnancy.
Castor Oil :
Castor oil has wide ranging properties like anti-oxidant rich, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. Hence, this ingredient has the power to decrease the size of the piles and reduce pain in the individual. Take 3ml of castor oil in milk every night. It could also be applied in the affected area. External application and regular intake, works well to alleviate the pain and symptoms of piles.
Warm bath with Epsom salt:
Warm baths can help soothe the irritation from hemorrhoids. You can use a sitz bath, which is a small plastic tub that fits over a toilet seat, or take a full-body bath in your tub. According to some studies, taking a warm bath for 20 minutes after every bowel movement will be most effective. Adding Epsom salts to the bath can provide further relief by reducing pain.