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|7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by ElMatteo(m): 12:14pm On Nov 28, 2014|
Pile (Haemorrhoids) is more common than you may think. The issue is that most people that suffer from it don’t talk about it and they therefore suffer from it in silence. Haemorrhoids are so common that studies have shown that 50% of people will have had it by the time they are 50. Also, 75 percent of people over 45 years are affected by it.
Considering these statistics, It is important that you understand how to cope with this condition in order to maintain a good quality of life. Pile is not a serious health condition but it can make you very uncomfortable because of the pain and the itching that may be associated with it.
The common symptoms of Pile include bleeding, itching and mild to severe pain in the anal region. It is usually caused by swollen veins around the rectum and the anus. It may be internal or external depending on its location.
If Pile is this common then everyone must understand how to cope with it because the statistics above shows that if you don’t have it, then someone close to you must have it whether or not you know.
1. Drink lots of Water
One of the risk factors of Pile is constipation which is the failure to pass stool for longer than is expected. This hardens the stool and makes it more difficult to pass bringing about straining which significantly aggravates Pile. Taking lots of water can help soften the stool and reduce constipation.
2. Increase Dietary Fibre
If you consciously add fibre in your diet everyday, you can never go wrong. Dietary Fibre does not only protect you against the symptoms of Pile, it has many more benefits that are great for your health. In fact, the absence of fibre in the diet of many people nowadays is a major factor responsible for the increase in some gastrointestinal cancers. Dietary fibre can be found in food items such as beans, vegetable and fruits. This softens your stool reducing the risk for constipation.
3. Use Sitz Bath
Sitz Bath can be easily done at home and it has been shown to significantly alleviate the symptoms of Pile. All you will need is to get warm water and dissolve some salt in it. You have to dissolve the salt by mixing it in the water until the salt no longer dissolves. Sit on the water so that your rectal area is in contact with the water for just 15 to 20 minutes. You can do this three to four times in a day.
4. Try some over-the-counter medications
These are medications that do not require prescriptions and you can easily purchase to help reduce the symptoms. This includes hydrocortisone creams, gels and suppositories. Suppositories are medications that can be inserted in the rectal region and reduces pain and inflammation in the area. You can also take oral analgesics that can reduce the pain and inflammation.
Physical activity can help prevent and treat haemorrhoids. If your job requires that you sit for too long, it is important that you stand intermittently and walk around. If you also do a lot of standing, then you should take out sometime to relax in between. You must avoid some physical activities such as weight lifting because such activities can worsen the symptoms of Pile.
6. Avoid Delaying Defecation
It is the habit of some to always delay using the bathroom. This usually hardens the stool and may therefore result in straining during defecating. You do not have to wait to feel the urge before you use the bathroom. You can regularly make it a habit to always use the bathroom and this will help avoid the hardening of your stool.
7. Avoid Sitting in the toilet for too long
Yes I know it is a good place to read the newspaper or even reply those mails you have not had time to attend to. For some, it is even a good time to think out some great ideas. Some can spend as much as an hour there because it is a good time to escape your troubles. The truth is that sitting in the toilet for too long increases the risk for haemorrhoids because the anus relaxes and allows the veins to fill up with blood causing more pressure on the veins. So just get it over with and get out!!
If you can take all these steps, you can be sure that you will have been able to successfully prevent or treat haemorrhoids. They are easy steps that you can start taking today that you can be sure will give you a better quality of life. However, if the symptoms are severe, you should see a doctor and discuss other line of management.
You can post your questions about Pile here and you can be sure of getting a professional response.
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|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by holatin(m): 12:30pm On Nov 28, 2014|
nice one op
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by ElMatteo(m): 12:34pm On Nov 28, 2014|
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by REMMEI(m): 1:00pm On Nov 28, 2014|
Jedijedi abi?... ok I yea yu.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by ElMatteo(m): 1:55pm On Nov 28, 2014|
Well. Yes! Yorubas call it JediJedi. I must however clarify some areas of misconceptions about 'JediJedi' as you have called it.
Most people have low back pain and they are in a haste to attribute this to Pile.
I must state clearly here that LOW BACK PAIN IS NOT CAUSED BY PILE.
Low back pain is a different condition on its own and is not related to Pile. Low back pain is a common condition that affects both young and old but is in no way caused by Pile. It also has a different management approach from Pile.
It is important to know this because many take herbal concoctions everyday when they have low back pain expecting that it will solve the problem.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by Adwexky(m): 4:10pm On Nov 28, 2014|
ElMatteo:What then cause low back pain and how can one prevent/cure it. 'cos I do have the pain and I do affliate it with PILE.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by itsabdul(m): 7:01pm On Nov 28, 2014|
you can view how to increase fiber intake here
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by jacabi(m): 10:28pm On Nov 28, 2014|
Well done ElMatteo, I love the way this article was written, it is well understood unlike some, that are full of medical jargons.
No. 6 has been my practice, I'm not a pile patient though. I don't like taking anything until I've visited the bathroom.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by evanscheck(m): 10:17am On Nov 29, 2014|
I wud slightly deviated from pile a little bit but we wud still stay in the Large intestine area.. someone not me, has serious constipation for years ,it comes and goes but this year, it has become more painful. Use of drugs proved abortive / not working so we resorted to herbal / natural remedy. Do u know any natural remedy day can help us gey dis constipation off......thanks
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by Nobody: 10:08pm On Nov 29, 2014|
Get the bark of a mahogamy tree..peel off the side exposed to sunlight and the side not exposed to sunlight..do not talk while doing this..
Boil in a pot and drink twice daily..morning and evening..
Eat white onions for 7days twice daily..
Tank me later...
A complete knockout for piles...
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by ElMatteo(m): 4:32pm On Dec 01, 2014|
There are quite a number of things that can cause low back pain and knowing them will help you greatly in preventing them. The most common cause is muscle or ligament strains that may be due to assuming some awkward sitting, standing or sleeping positions or lifting heavy things. However, most times you may not be able to identify a particular cause but the truth is that the low back carries the weight of the upper body and is therefore susceptible to pain especially with increasing age.
In treating low back pain, there are a number of things you can do at home, such as using ice and heat; exercising; losing weight; avoiding stress; using some over-the-counter medications and so on.
Your question actually made me write two articles on my blog on what causes low back pain (http://naijadoctor.com/what-causes-back-pain/) and 9 easy steps to treat low back pain at home (http://naijadoctor.com/treat-low-back-pain-home/).
You can check them out for more clarification on the subject matter.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by ElMatteo(m): 4:42pm On Dec 01, 2014|
There are many things that can cause constipation and I want to believe we both understand what constipation is here cos many pple do not understand this term and misuse it. Simply put, constipation is the inability to pass stool for longer than is expected in an individual.
The most important cause of constipation is intestinal obstruction which can be due to many things. It is therefore important that the person in question sees a doctor that will evaluate him properly with the right investigations. I do not know the drugs he has been using but it is not just about taking drugs, he has to be properly diagnosed and that is only when he can be appropriately treated. So advise him to seek consultation from a doctor.
|Re: 7 Guaranteed Ways Of Effectively Managing Pile (haemorrhoids) by mayorall(m): 7:10am On Dec 02, 2014|
The person must have been consuming carbohydrates and living behind protein. Protein is required to produce digestive enzymes. let the person takes lots of protein rich foods. But the best is to visit hospital. I also believe high protein intake will solve it.
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