5 home remedies to relieve hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are a medical condition caused by inflammation of the rectal veins, which causes bleeding, pain and discomfort in the area.
It is estimated that about half of the world's population will ever suffer symptoms related to this condition, and from 5 to 10% of them will require specialized medical assistance. It is the most common rectal condition in the world, but it is still surrounded by a certain taboo and many suffer without saying anything.
We advise you to visit a doctor if you feel frequent discomfort in that region, but we also share with you five natural and home remedies that you can apply to complement the indicated treatment.
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Aloe vera is one of the most used ingredients in natural remedies for its multiple properties, which can almost be called miraculous. To apply it, you only have to cut a leaf of aloe and apply the internal gel on the anus several times a day, especially after evacuating.
Make sure you have cleaned the region well in advance.
Treatments with seat baths
Seat baths are one of the most popular and frequent remedies to reduce the inflammation and pain of hemorrhoids. You only need a tub and hot water. You can add a boil of leaves of horehound, horsetail or mallow, if you wish.
The recommended duration is 15 to 30 minutes. The water will reduce inflammation and contract the veins.
You can apply chamomile oil directly on the region to take advantage of its relaxing benefits and its excellent properties for the skin. Remember to clean properly before applying.
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Treatment with potato
Raw potatoes have soothing and anti-inflammatory properties that are recommended to relieve the symptoms of hemorrhoids. You only need to grate a potato and apply it directly in the area several times a day, especially after evacuating.
The anti-inflammatory powers of ice are well known around the world, and its accessibility makes it one of the cheapest and most effective remedies.
You just have to put some cubes in a bag or wrap them in a cloth and place on the affected area. You have to be very careful that the ice does not touch the skin, because it can cause tissue damage.
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If you suffer from hemorrhoids, it is best to consult your doctor before using these home remedies. He can tell you which of them is the most suitable for your particular case.
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