Internal Hemorrhoids

Internal hemorrhoids develop above the pectinate (dentate) line. The pectinate line is about 1cm from the anus.

Internal hemorrhoids (piles) are classified into 4 grades. Their classification depends on the degree of prolapse of the piles.


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Diagram of the Anal Canal
Grade 1 and Grade 2 internal piles are located inside the rectum. Grade 1 internal piles are always internal. Grade 2 internal piles occasionally prolapse.

Prolapse is a medical term, which describes tissues that have dislodged from their normal anatomical position.

The most frequent occasions, in which, grade 2 internal haemorrhoids prolapse include stooping and bowel movements. The piles spontaneous retract after the occasion. For example, if the piles prolapsed because you stooped, they will immediately retract back into the rectum, when you stand up. If the piles prolapsed during a bowel movement, they’ll immediately retract when, you are through.

Grade 3 internal piles frequently prolapse. However, you can manually push them back into the rectum.

Grade 4 internal haemorrhoids are permanently prolapsed. You can manually push them back into the rectum, but they’ll immediately fall back out.

Grade 3 & 4 internal hemorrhoids are visible externally. You can see them by maneuvering a mirror about your rear. You run the risk of mistaking Grade 3 & 4 internal piles for external piles because they are both visible externally.

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How can You Distinguish Internal Hemorrhoids from External Hemorrhoids?

Internal hemorrhoids are painless.

If you are in pain, you are probably dealing with external piles. There are two rare exceptions to this rule. Internal piles are painful, if they are thrombosed or necrotic.

Thrombosis is the blockage of circulation due to the clotting of cells in blood vessels.

Necrosis describes the death of blood cells.

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Internal Hemorrhoids are Painless
The presence of bright red blood on your stool, toilet bowl and tissue paper is the most prominent symptom of internal hemorrhoid. Hematochezia is the medical condition, in which, your stool is smeared with blood. You may not conclude that, you have haemorrhoids on the exclusive basis of a blood smeared stool because a blood smeared stool is also the symptom for different conditions.

For example, bright red blood might be indicative of an anal fissure. Anal tears and fissures are relatively common. So, how can you tell that, you are dealing with internal haemorrhoids, not anal fissures?

Anal fissures hurt. If you are dealing with an anal fissure, you will feel pain during your bowel movements. Bright red blood plus pain probably indicates an anal fissure.

The presence of bright red blood without pain probably indicates internal piles.

Incidentally, the causes of piles and anal fissures are very similar. Stretching the anal sphincter beyond its elastic limit may result in an anal fissure. Anal sex is one activity which might cause an over-stretching of the anal sphincter. Constipation is the most frequent condition responsible for over-stretching the anal sphincter.


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Consult Your Doctor

You have a more serious condition, if your stool is smeared with darkish blood. You could be dealing with a bowel disease or anal cancer. Consult your doctor immediately.

Again, internal piles are not painful. However, grade 3 & 4 internal piles might itch and hurt. Pain and itchiness are common for prolapsed internal piles.

You see, grade 1 & 2 internal piles neither itch nor hurt because they are inside the rectum and the rectum is not really skin. The rectum has neither pores nor sebaceous glands.

On the other hand, the area immediately outside the anus is skin and it is abundantly served by nerve ending and pain receptors. When piles prolapse (in Grade 3 & 4), they rub against this sensitive region, causing pain and irritation.

Your piles could aggravate to the point where surgery becomes the only treatment option. And surgery comes with a host of medical complications. Hence, you should seek treatment ASAP.

Causes of Internal Hemorrhoids

Internal hemorrhoids are caused by high intra-abdominal pressures. Several occasions could give rise to high intra-abdominal pressures.


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Causes of Internal Hemorrhoids

Do you overstrain during bowel movements? If you do, you might just be responsible for your condition. Imagine the tremendous pressure all that pushing exerts on your lower bowels!

Some guys hold their breaths and push like they are about to give birth to twins. Do not be surprised, if babies don’t pop out. You are more likely to birth small peanut-shaped outgrowth in your rectal region.

Constipation and diarrhea are among the leading causes of piles.

Low fiber diet. A low fiber diet reduces the efficiency of your metabolism. Without sufficient fiber in your diet, a disproportionately high amount of fluids gets absorbed as your food moves through your intestines. By the time the digestive by-product arrives at your rectum, it is very dry and stony. It passes only with difficulty and often under enormous strain.

Picture an obese person. Imagine the pressure of those accumulated layers of abdominal fat pressing upon the lower abdomen. If the weight of an elephant is constantly pushing against your lower bowels, haemorrhoids are not far away.

Lack of regular exercise is an often cited cause of piles. Regular exercise improves the circulation of blood and renders your metabolism more efficient.


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Regular Exercise Prevent Hemorrhoids

Abdominal muscles are not exclusively prized for their aesthetic value. A flat tummy helps keep your vital organs in their normal anatomical position. This reduces your susceptibility to contracting hemorrhoid by improving your metabolism. Now you have an additional reason to tone your abs, till those chocolate bars manifest in all their glory.

Pregnant women undergo two important changes: one is physiological and the other is anatomical.

The physiological change is an increase in the production of oestrogen (estrogen). The hormone, oestrogen causes the walls of veins to relax. At this relaxed state, veins become more vulnerable to swelling and inflammation upon the slightest abnormal pressure.

The anatomical change is the increasing weight, which the developing fetus exerts on the lower abdomen.

The next time you see weight lifters at work, pay close attention to the phases of lifting. You’ll notice that, they have to hold their breath and contract their muscles to breaking point.

As you saw in the video, it is not some far-fetched theory. Weight lifting brings incredible pressure to bear upon the lower abdomen.

Professional weight lifters frequently suffer from hemorrhoids.

Remedy for Internal Hemorrhoids

It is quite possible for your piles to go away by simply altering your diet. An increase in your fiber intake alone can bring relief from hemorrhoid.

Pregnant women often recover from piles after delivery.

Not everyone is fortunate to get relief without medication. It is highly unadvisable to assume that your condition will improve without medication.

Venapro is the most effective home care remedy for hemorrhoids.

You can order the 100% organic venapro formula over the internet without prescription.


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Venapro is highly recommended by doctors because it treats both the causes and symptoms of haemorrhoids.

Most people think that, venapro is some kind of topical cream or ointment. Venapro is neither. Venapro is completely oral.

Topical creams present obvious disadvantages. The cream might fail to penetrate your skin for one. In addition, there is the pertinent aggravation of being forced to wash your hands, each time you apply the cream on your anal region.

The advanced venapro formula is delivered in two bottles. One bottle contains tablets and the other contains an aerosol to be sprayed twice under the tongue, three times daily.


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Order venapro right away and it will be swiftly shipped out. In about 48hours, you will be saying goodbye to hemorrhoids.

Dealing With Hemorrhoids during Pregnancy

Hemorrhoids (piles) are swollen and inflamed veins in your rectal and anal region.

Hemorrhoids grow to the size of little raisins or grapes. Haemorrhoids can cause bleeding, itching and outright pain.

 

 

 

There are two types of haemorrhoids: internal and external. Internal haemorrhoids are painless and develop above the dentate line. External haemorrhoids are painful and develop below the dentate line.

Pregnancy Increases your Proclivity to Develop Hemorrhoids

Bleeding is the most prominent symptom of internal haemorrhoids. You won’t feel any pain. But you will notice bright red blood on your stool, tissue paper and in the toilet bowl.

You can tell that your hemorrhoids are external thanks to two prominent symptoms: pain and peanut-shaped protrusions in your anal region.

External haemorrhoids are itchy and painful because the exterior anal region is covered with pain receptors. Pain receptors are nerve endings which transmit pain signals to your brain.

Internal haemorrhoids are not painful because they develop inside the rectum and the rectal walls do not have pain receptors.


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You can diagnose your external hemorrhoids with the help of a mirror. You will be able to see the peanut-shaped outgrowths in your anal region. Theses outgrowths could be as little as raisins or as large as grapes. Their size depends on their stage of development.

Be careful with your diagnosis because internal haemorrhoids can also be seen externally. At an advanced developmental stage, internal haemorrhoids prolapse. Prolapsed internal haemorrhoids protrude outside the anus.

Why do Hemorrhoids occur more frequently during Pregnancy?

The exact cause of haemorrhoids is unknown. However, haemorrhoids are often associated with high intra-abdominal pressures.

The developing fetus amasses weight during pregnancy. The increasing weight continuously exerts ever higher pressures on the lower bowels. This pressure is the principal cause of hemorrhoids during pregnancy.


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Hemorrhoids Occur Often During Pregnancy

Your progesterone levels spike during pregnancy. Progesterone induces a relaxation of the veins; thus, making the veins more susceptible to swell under the slightest pressure.

Progesterone also slows down the rhythmic contraction and relaxation of your intestines during metabolism. This slow down can lead to constipation and constipation is a major cause of haemorrhoids.

Relief from Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids often disappear postpartum. Childbirth removes the cause of intra-abdominal pressures. Hence, the most natural remedy is just waiting till you give birth.

Of course, the downside to waiting is enduring the irritation and pain.

You can always get safe and natural relief with the help of 100% organic homeopathic treatments.


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The advanced venpro home remedy is an all-natural treatment for hemorrhoids. Venapro is the certified choice of OBGYNs and gynaecologists because it deals with both the causes and symptoms.

You can greatly accelerate your recovery by making a few lifestyle adjustments. These adjustments are only effective, if implemented alongside venapro.

Do your kegel exercises regularly!

Kegel exercises increase the circulation of blood in your rectal region. Proper circulation in your anal and rectal region speeds up recovery and can even prevent the occurrence of haemorrhoids in the first place.

Secondly, kegel exercises strengthen your vaginal and urethral muscles; thus, facilitating healing after delivery.


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Take a sitz bath for 3 to 10minutes, thrice daily. You can convert your bathtub into a makeshift sitz bath or purchase one from your local drugstore. Warm water is recommended for sitz baths; however, some women have reported that, they experience a more soothing relief by alternating between warm and cold water.

You can also soothe your bum with ice packs, which have been saturated with witch hazel.

Stop straining during bowel movements. Take a dump, when you feel like it. You risk constipation, if you withhold your stool when, you feel the urge.

Maintain impeccable hygiene throughout pregnancy. Clean up with moisturized wipes, after a bowel movement. You can moisture the wipes with water or witch hazel. Above all, do not use perfumed toilet paper.

Lie down rather than sit, when watching TV. Avoid standing for extended periods as this serves to prolong the pressure on your lower abdomen. Excessive standing can also cause the varicose veins in your legs to swell.


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Sleeping on Your Side Lowers the Pressure on Bowels
When you go to bed, sleep on your sides instead of lying on your back. Lying on the back increases the pressure on the lower abdomen.

Include beaucoup high fiber foods in your diet. Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, bread and beans. Insoluble fiber greatly facilitates your metabolism by retaining water. Drink plenty of fluids. Fluids make your stool soft and gelatinous.

There isn’t a better fluid than good, old water. Drink beaucoup water.


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Implementing these effective tips in conjunction with venapro will relief you of hemorrhoids in no time.

All Natural Hemorrhoids Relief with Sitz Baths

Sitz baths (hip baths) are not a permanent cure for hemorrhoids. But they can provide you with instant relief.

Why use a sitz bath at all? Sometimes, the pain, itching and irritation from hemorrhoids can be unbearably torturous. The purpose of sitz baths is to provide you with relief at these precise moments.


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Sitz Bath in Bathtub

There is nothing simpler than manufacturing a make-shift sitz bath at home. Just fill your bathtub with the right quantity of water. What could be simpler?

A make-shift hip bath is simple and easy to make but it does present a few inconveniences.

You’ll have to completely take off your trousers or skirt in order to use your bathtub sitz bath. Moreover, the water is stagnant throughout the duration of the sitz bath. This means that the temperature of the water will steadily drop while your bum is in it.


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You can always avoid these disadvantages by purchasing a ready-made sitz bath from your local drugstore or pharmacy. You also have the choice to order from Amazon.

How to Perform a Sitz Bath for Hemorrhoids Relief

Step 1: Read the user guidelines which come with your brand new hip bath.

Step 2: Install the sitz bath on toilet bowl.

Step 3: Connect the pipe to the sink faucet.

Step 4: Regulate the faucet till you have the right through put at the right temperature.


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Installing A Sitz Bath

Luke-warm is the recommended temperature. However, many people have reported getting a more soothing relief by alternating between warm water and cold water.

The high end quality sitz baths have a valve, which prevents overflow, by allowing rising water to sip into the toilet bowl. The water in the sitz bath will be rising because the open faucet is constantly filling in water. This system provides the advantage of keeping the water at a relatively constant temperature.

Step 5: Sit in your hip bath for 10 to 15minutes. Water should cover your entire bum, right up to your hips.

15minutes is quite a long time; hence, you might find some reading material or crossword puzzle to occupy your mind, very handy.

Step 6: After 15minutes, get up slowly and air dry yourself, if you can afford the time. If you can’t afford the time, use a fluffy towel to dry yourself.


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Step 7: Repeat this process twice or thrice daily.

How Does a Sitz Bath Provide Relief from Hemorrhoids?

You will get relief because the warm water causes the blood vessels in your rectal and anal region to dilate. Dilated blood vessels facilitate the easy, unobstructed flow of blood.

Circulation is blocked by clotting blood cells when, your hemorrhoids thrombose. The dilation of veins and arteries caused by warm water liberates blood circulation.


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Sitz Baths
Pure water is universally recommended for sitz baths. However, some people have found additives like Epsom salt, vinegar and baking soda to provide more effective relief. There is no scientific evidence that, these additives provide an additional benefit. You should give them a try anyway. Even if, the benefit is only psychosomatic, it is still a benefit.

Sitz baths do not only relieve discomfort from hemorrhoids. Hip baths also provide relief from anal fissures, some bowel diseases, uterine cramps, infections of the vagina, prostate and bladder.


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Just remember, relief is not a permanent cure. To get a permanent treatment of hemorrhoids, you need the advanced venapro formula.

3 Ultra Aggressive Abs Exercises that Will Grant You Instant Relief from Hemorrhoids

You can immediately get relief from hemorrhoids by practicing a few abdominal exercises daily.

Consistency is the key to this all natural approach. The results are only guaranteed, if you carry out these exercises every single day. The exercises are very easy but it takes self-discipline and a healthy dose of motivation to exercise regularly.

Motivation is the least of your worries. Believe me! You will be highly motivated when those peanut-shaped, hemorrhoid protrusions up your ass start driving you nuts with their irritating itchings. There is one more thing you can do, if the pain and irritations fail to motivate you.


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Remind yourself of the consequences of advanced hemorrhoids.

If you do not react energetically in the early stages, your hemorrhoids will aggravate. Only a surgical intervention can provide relief for advanced hemorrhoids.

Surgical intervention is bad news. Everyone, who makes the effort to research the facts, fiercely rejects surgical intervention. Three out of ten surgical interventions ends up with a permanent medical complication. (Source: Wikipedia)

The failure rate of surgical interventions adds up to approximately 30%. You want to avoid surgery because the dire risks are too great.

 

Abs exercises offer you the opportunity to avoid surgery.

Abs exercises are not some instant magical cure for hemorrhoids. Venapro is the cure for hemorrhoids. The abdominal exercises are only complementary to the cure.


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Why do you need to abs exercises, if venapro is an adequate cure for hemorrhoids?

Abs exercises serve two purposes:

  1. Prevention,
  2. Acceleration of Recovery.

Prevention is better than cure. Regular exercise and good nutrition will do more for your health than any medication.

If you have already contracted hemorrhoids, abs exercises will turbo-charge your rate of recovery.

What is the cause of Hemorrhoids?

The specific cause of hemorrhoids has yet to be discovered; however, the symptoms are closely associated with an increase in intra-abdominal pressure.


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Any situation which causes an increase in intra-abdominal pressure makes you more susceptible to hemorrhoids. Pregnant women are more vulnerable to hemorrhoids because developing fetus exerts pressure on the lower abdomen. Obese people are more vulnerable to hemorrhoids because the extra fat on their tummies weighs down on the lower abdomen. Other situations which make you more vulnerable to piles include: constipation, diarrhea, ascitis, genetics, aging and poor hygiene.

Here comes the boom: THE COUCH. Prolonged sitting can result to hemorrhoids.

The next time you are all wrapped up and comfy on the couch; zapping through hundreds of TV channels, just remember that, you are risking piles because blood circulation on your rectal region is greatly hampered.

You are also risking a sagging second stomach overlapping your waistline. Without regular exercises, those spicy potato chips dissolving in your mouth will eventually accumulate on your waistline.


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If you want to stay healthy, get that ass off the couch!

3 Dynamic Groundbreaking Abs Exercises

To strengthen your core, there are two muscles of crucial interest:

  1. Rectus Abdominis Muscles
  2. Oblique Muscles

The rectus abdominis are the frontal muscles, which run from your ribcage to your waist. The oblique muscles are on the both sides of your tummy, along your arms.

After years of extensive research conducted in the Biomechanics lab of San Diego State University, Professor Peter Francis identified the 3 most effective abdominal exercises.

You can download the full American Council on Exercises report here.

 

The three most effective exercises for the rectus abdominus are:

  1. Bicycle abs exercise
  2. Captain’s chair exercise
  3. Abs exercise with a Swiss ball


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The three most effective exercises for the oblique muscles are:

  1. Captain’s chair exercise
  2. Bicycle abs exercise
  3. Reverse Crunch Exercise


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Bicycle Abdominal Exercises

Step 1: Lie on your mat facing up. Raise both thighs till they form a 45% angle to the ground.

Step 2: Without straining your neck, bring in your left knee towards your chest and rise till you touch it with your right elbow. Alternate the movement by bringing in your right knee and rise till you touch it with your left elbow.

Step 3: Do not cheat yourself. Make sure you are using your abdominal muscles to rise. You can easily cheat by contracting your neck or using the momentum to touch your knee.


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The test for cheating is simple. You are cheating, if it does not hurt.

Your abs should be screaming in excruciating pain, if you are doing it correctly because your pancreas will be secreting glucagon. Glucagon is the hormone which causes your liver to convert belly fat into glucose.

Step 4: Start by doing 20reps in 3sets. Then add 5reps each week till you can do 50reps in 3sets.

Your abs will be ripped in no time, if you perform the bicycle exercise regularly and CORRECTLY. Your six-packs won’t be chocolate bars. They’ll be solid steel walls capable of deflecting a thousand Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles.

Captain’s Chair Abdominal Exercises

The captain’s chair exercises are the second most effective abdominal exercises.


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The Captain’s chair (power station or knee raise station) is equipment with two handholds; that allow you to work your core, particularly the oblique muscles.

How To Perform Captain’s Chair Abs Exercises

Step 1: Mount on the Captain’s chair. Firmly grip the handholds and lay flat on the back rest.

Step 2: Slowly raise your knees towards your chest, using your abdominal muscles only. Bring your feet back down and repeat the motion.

Step 3: Again, do not cheat yourself. You can easily cheat by using the momentum of your feet to swing your legs up and down.


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Pain is the litmus test for cheating. If you are not feeling any pain, you are not burning those extra calories around your waistline.

Step 4: Start with 10reps in 3sets then increase by 5reps every week; till you can do 30reps in 3sets.

Every self-respecting gym has a Captain’s chair. If you do not like gyms, you can always install a power station at home.

Swiss Ball Abdominal Exercises

The Swiss ball crunches are the third most effective abs exercise.


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The ball crunch has two unique advantages over the floor crunch.

 

1. On the floor, part of your torso’s weight is carried by your legs. With the ball crunch, you have to use your abs muscles to move all the weight of your torso.

2. On the floor, there is no risk of falling; hence, you do not strain any additional muscles to balance yourself. With the ball crunch, you are compelled to use additional muscles to remain balanced on the ball.

How to Perform Swiss Ball Abdominal Exercises

Step 1: Intertwine your hands behind your head and lie on the ball facing the ceiling. Position the ball under your lower back.

Step 2: Lift your torso by contracting your abs muscles, just like you would do on the floor. Simultaneously maneuver to remain balanced on the ball.

Step 3: Start with 20reps in 3sets then increase by 5reps each week till you can do 50reps in 3sets.

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Unless you are training for the Olympics, these 3abs exercises are utterly sufficient.

Incidentally, these are the same 3 exercises you need in order to develop a ripped pack of abs. In addition, a strong core relieves you of back pain and strengthens the spine.

Furthermore, a flat stomach gives you significant aesthetic and psychological benefits.

You won’t have to switch off the lights before undressing, each time your partner is in the room. You won’t have to lie your way out of not going to the beach, anymore. You are going to finally fit in those dresses which have been serving as museum artifacts in your wardrobe. You will feel unparalleled self-pride as your self-confidence soars into the stratosphere.


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By the fourth week of doing these exercises, hemorrhoids will be the last thing on your mind.

Practical Tips to Speed-up Your Relief from Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids Best Practices

Hemorrhoids prevention is better than cure.

The time-tested adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” is the wisest piece of medical advice.

Unfortunately, an apple a day might not be enough to keep the piles away. Some things will forever remain beyond your control. Contracting haemorrhoids is one of those things. You can still fall sick; in spite of living the healthiest lifestyle possible.


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These best practices do not guarantee that, you’ll never contract hemorrhoids. They only mitigate the risk. If you contract hemorrhoids, make sure you take the proper medication before continuing these best practices.

These best practices do not replace treatment. They only assist treatment and speed up your recovery.


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As you already know by now, the advanced venapro formula is the most effective home remedy for hemorrhoids.

High Fiber Nutrition – Best Hemorrhoids Foods

Your meals should have a high constitution of fiber (starch or roughage).

A low fiber intake causes your stool to be dry, hard and infrequent. Dry stools increase the intra-abdominal pressures and cause harmful friction on the rectal walls. Dry stools are also the cause of anal tears and fissures.

 

Keep in mind that, hemorrhoids are caused by high pressures in the bowels.

If your bowel movements become as infrequent as 3 or less a week; then, you are probably constipated. Constipation is among the leading causes of haemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoids are not the only side-effects of low fiber intake. You are also risking a heart condition and cancer.


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The insoluble fiber in your meals retains water throughout the digestive process. Fiber facilitates digestion because it retains the fluids. The by-products of digestion move smoothly through the intestines because fiber retains the water content of the by-products. By retaining enough water, fiber makes your stool soft, gelatinous and bulky.

Fruits and vegetables are a great source of fiber. They are also generally good for your health.

Hmm! That green spinach suddenly looks yummy.

Other high fiber food sources include: wheat bread, brown rice, oats, nuts, seeds, beans and meat.


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Increase your consumption of fresh oranges. Do not confuse fresh oranges with synthesized orange juice from food companies. Juice from the real physical fruit contains high concentrations of flavonoids.

Flavonoids are one of the most powerful phytochemicals. They boost the health of your veins by improving blood circulation.

Phytochemicals occur naturally in plants as organic chemicals.

A Healthy Colon is the Ultimate Armour against Hemorrhoids

Perform a colon cleanse at least once a year!

Your natural metabolic system is pretty efficient at eliminating wastes. However, it is not 100% efficient. Toxic wastes accumulate on the walls of the bowels and rectum, over time.


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It might sound tautological but toxic wastes are toxic. Your system can tolerate small amounts of toxins. But above a certain threshold, these toxins become hazardous to your health. They are responsible for a host of ailments ranging from hemorrhoids, colorectal cancer, headache, constipation and anal cancer.

People between the ages of 45 to 65 are more vulnerable to haemorrhoids because the efficiency of the metabolic system decreases with age.

A colon cleanse detoxifies and purifies your metabolic system. Unless recommended by your doctor, do not perform a colon cleanse more than twice yearly.

The bowels also contain probiotics. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that assist proper metabolic functions. You shouldn’t perform more than two colon cleanses per year because colon cleansing also eliminates these beneficial bacteria.

Water

Drink plenty of water. Water is good for your health.


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The laxative power of water is the most underestimated health secret. The best cure for constipation is water and bananas. I have used banana and water for years.

Off course, different individuals have different genetics; hence, the banana and water formula might not be for everyone. But, before you jump to enemas and strong chemicals, why not try the natural formula first?

Water softens the stool and facilitates its passage through the bowels and anus.

Over Straining During Bowel Movements

Some health tips are pure common sense.

Take a dump only when, you feel like it. If you feel like it, do not restrain the wastes. Restraining the feces will only increase bowel pressures, thus augmenting your risk of contracting hemorrhoids.


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Think about it! How do you force out stool?

You tighten your muscles and push like crazy. Stop that! You are increasing the pressure in your bowels. High bowel pressure is precisely the cause of hemorrhoids. High pressure in the bowels is exactly what, you want to avoid. If you must force out your stool, exert gentle, intermittent pressure.

Adopt Proper Toilet Habits

The toilet is not the library. Stop reading during your toilet function!

Do not spend more than 5minutes sitting on the toilet. Too much time spent sitting on the toilet will increase your bowel pressure.

If you are certain that, you aren’t done yet, break up your sessions. Continue some other activity; until, you feel the urge to take a dump again.

Use wet towelettes or moist toilet paper to clean up!


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The quality toilet paper matters. The fabric of some dry toilet tissue is as abrasive as sand paper. Piles are the repercussions for skimping on toilet tissue.

When it comes to toilet tissue, moderation is the watch word. Neither skimping nor splurging is productive. Splurging on toilet paper could prove to be nefarious to your health.

Advertisements make perfumed toilet tissue seem like an obvious necessity. Well! They are not necessities.

 

Perfume, alcohol or bactericide on your tissue paper is an awfully dangerous deal. The only healthy moisture on your tissue paper should be water or pH-neutral fluids. Tissue paper that has been treated with none pH-neutral chemicals (perfumes, alcohols, bactericides) can cause both hemorrhoids and anal fissures.

Never Wash Your Anal Canal with Soap

Use only pH-neutral substances like water to wash internal openings.


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If you slept through anatomy class, here is a reminder for you.

Your anus is not your anal canal. Picture a coca cola bottle! The neck of the bottle is your anal canal and the ring on the top of the bottle is your anus.

Don’t you just love that analogy? Oh! Did I ruin your drink?

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The point is the anus is just the ring at the end of the anal canal. The anal canal is about 1 to 3cm long and ends where the rectum starts.

It is perfectly healthy to wash the anus with soap but not the anal canal. You shouldn’t wash the vagina with soap either. The anal and vaginal walls are lined with mucosa. The mucosal film contains self-purifying probiotics.

The anal canal, vagina and even the urethral opening in the penis are not skin per definition. They do not have sebaceous glands; hence, they do not secret sebum.

Sebum is an oily substance secreted by the skin to protect itself against harmful microorganisms.


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To be scientifically exact, the labia minora (small lips) in the vagina does contain some sebaceous glands. However, these glands do not secrete nearly enough sebum to provide adequate protection from harmful micro-organisms.

After you bathe with soap, the skin quickly secrets sebum to protect itself. The anal, vaginal and penile canals do not have this capability. If you use soap on them, you will be exposing these sensitive regions to a host of infections ranging from chronic inflammation, lichen sclerosus, piles and anal fissures.

Using a Sitz Bath to Gain Momentary Relief from Itching Hemorrhoids

A sitz bath (hip bath) will not cure your hemorrhoids, but it will provide you effective relief.

By now, it should be obvious to you that, physical pain is not the real torture inflicted by haemorrhoids. Yes, piles hurt. But the real agony is mental. Scratching, itching and irritation are your real tormentors.

Worse yet, the anguish sporadically switches on and off, like a light bulb. The main problem is you don’t control the switch. The irritation subsides for a few moments; then, it returns in full force when, you least expect it.

A sitz bath (hip bath) can help you prolong the off switch. While a sitz bath is not a cure, it provides instant relief.


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A sitz bath is any device or system which permits you to soak your bum in water. In a good sitz bath, the water should reach up to your hips.

You can easily create a make-shift sitz bath at home by filling the bathtub with water. It is that easy. You do not have to come up with anything creative. Just fill the bathtub with the right amount of water.

If you love the ingenious stuff, then you can purchase a sitz bath (hip bath) from your local pharmacy. You can also order from Amazon. However, Amazon is not exactly famous for their overnight delivery service. This is obviously an issue, if you are seeking instant relief.

A manufactured sitz bath offers a few practical advantages over your bathtub. You can fit a manufactured sitz bath nicely over the toilet bowl. The advantage is that, you do not have to completely undress each time. In a manufactured sitz bath, fresh water would be constantly poured in while polluted water is steadily drained out. The obvious advantage is that, you do not have to sit in contaminated water.

Warm water is recommended for a standard sitz bath session. However, many people report getting more effective relief by alternating between cold and warm water baths. If you choose to alternate between warm and cold water, each session should last 3 to 5minutes. The recommended duration of the entire session is 20minutes.


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A sitz bath works by:

  1. Cleansing the affected area,
  2. Augmenting the circulation of blood.

Your sitz bath requires only one ingredient: clean water. Some people claim that, they get a more soothing relief by adding salt and vinegar. There is no scientific evidence backing this claim.

However, there is a scientific evidence for adding salt and vinger, when dealing with candidiasis. Candidiasis is a vaginal yeast infection. Adding salt and vinegar to the sitz bath will definitely create an effective soothing relief.

You can experiment with salt or vinegar in your hip bath, if you wish. Scientific evidence or not, there might just be a tinge of truth, in the claims of the advocates of salt and vinegar.

Sitz baths are not only handy for hemorrhoids relief. Sitz baths also provide relief for anal fissures, infections of the bladder, episiotomy, uterine cramps, prostate infections and wide range of infections of the vagina.

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Do not forget to use these hemorrhoids best practices alongside the true remedy: venapro.

Hemorrhoids

You have landed in the right place to get quick relief from hemorrhoids.

 

Haemorrhoids are inflamed and swollen veins in your rectal and anal region. Depending on the degree of development, you might experience unpleasant symptoms ranging from bleeding, irritation, itching and chronic pain.



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Even though, we habitually say hemorrhoids, the right medical label is pathological hemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoids Trivia

Hemorrhoids are a normal part of the human anatomy. Haemorrhoids are the veins lining the rectal and anal walls. You are in perfectly good health, when these veins are not inflamed and enlarged. However, you have pathological hemorrhoids, when they are swollen and enlarged.

 

 

Except in medical school, no one says pathological hemorrhoids anymore.



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Piles is a synonym for hemorrhoids. The British spell hemorrhoids, haemorrhoids.

Causes of Hemorrhoids

The specific cause of haemorrhoids has not yet been identified.

However, haemorrhoids are associated with certain conditions; which have led to the conclusion that, haemorrhoids are caused by increased pressures in the large intestines. The most prevalent conditions which increase bowel pressures include: constipation, diarrhea, pregnancy, obesity, aging, ascites, genetics, low fiber-intake, excessive straining during bowel movements and lack of regular exercise.



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Any activity which causes an increase in intra-abdominal pressures is susceptible to cause haemorrhoids.

Some studies suggest that some sporting activities like weight lifting could also cause hemorrhoids.

Types of Hemorrhoids

There are 2 types of hemorrhoids: internal and external hemorrhoids.

How can you tell them apart?