What are Hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids or piles as it is commonly known are a life style disorder caused due to sedentary habits, obesity and low fiber diet. These are cluster of swollen and inflamed veins in the lower part of rectum. They may be internal i.e. remain in lower part of rectum. Sometimes the veins present in the skin surrounding the anus may get inflamed and swollen and are known as external hemorrhoids.
The anorectal canal is supplied by rich vascular supply. Besides normal blood supply, there are six cushion of venous tissue called Hemorrhoid cushion. Three of these cushions are arranged within the anal canal (internal) and three lie outside (external). These hemorrhoidal cushions are made of small blood vessels called sinusoids, connective tissue and smooth muscles. These cushions help to regulate opening and closure of anal sphincters. Due to any reason if the pressure inside these hemorrhoids increase or their slide down then it may lead to piles or hemorrhoid condition.
The below symptoms are observed more commonly in external hemorrhoids than internal.
- Discomfort, pain, and irritation in the anal region
- Frequent appearance of blood while passing the stool
- Presence of bulging spongy like skin just outside the anal region. This is exclusively felt in the case of external hemorrhoids
- Inconvenience or discomfort while sitting or sometimes moving
Hemorrhoids are observed in people whose family has had the same problem. The other physical causes that can lead to Hemorrhoids include
- Frequent bowel movements
- Heavy strain while trying to pass stool
- High physical stress and strain
Certain dietary habits and alcohol consumption can also lead to Hemorrhoids in some cases.
Mostly, Hemorrhoids are temporary and can be eliminated with some home remedies and certain diet habits. Intake of good amount of water, consumption of foods with good percentage of water, fruits, and a decent amount of physical activity can help you get rid of hemorrhoids quickly.
Homeopathy treatment for hemorrhoids or piles:
Treatment includes life style and dietary modifications. Homeopathy treatment is a safe and effective method of treatment for hemorrhoids without necessity for any surgical intervention. It’s highly dynamic medications help to improve the intestinal motility thereby reducing hemorrhoids and its symptoms. Homeopathy medicines are given after careful individualization based on physical, mental and emotional characteristics not only has any side effects but also offers permanent solution. Dr Care homeopathy has a team of well experienced doctors who have the expertise in dealing with this type of cases.