Hemorrhoids are painful and varicose veins in the lower rectum and anus. The most common causes for hemorrhoids are straining, constipation, pregnancy, genetic factors, aging, obesity, heavy lifting, prolonged diarrhea and prolonged sitting.
The symptoms may include bleeding, painful swelling and pain around the anus, the whole area is sensitive and gives a feeling of discomfort.
To relieve the situation and prevent hemorrhoids, drink a lot of water and consume foods rich in fiber, such as fruits and vegetables.
This diet is the solution to any problem you may have with the stool, making the bowel emptying easier and reducing the pressure, which when increased creates perfect conditions for hemorrhoids.
In addition to this, you should avoid heavy lifting and sitting for a long time. If you are often victim to this unpleasant and painful health condition, pharmacies offer different creams or suppositories which can help you reduce both swelling and pain.
You can also try aromatherapy. A warm bath can also give some results, and you can have a sitting bath in a clean and warm water, several times a day, and do not forget to add ten drops of bergamot oil.
Increase the bioflavonoids intake by consuming more citrus fruits, berries, and wholegrain.
If you want to relieve the pain and the unpleasant feeling hemorrhoids cause, an ice coating compress could give quick results. You should not put it directly on the problematic area, but wrap it in a clean towel.