Preventing Hemorrhoids | Hemorrhoids | HEALTH1USA

Preventing Hemorrhoids | Hemorrhoids | HEALTH1USA

November 1, 2019 0 By Jose Scott


[Music] preventing hemorrhoids 1 prevent hemorrhoids from returning once the hemorrhoids are healed you can take measures to stop them from returning some treatment suggestions also apply to prevention like maintaining a high-fiber diet and drinking lots of water here are some other ideas too if you have to go go sometimes it just isn’t the best time to make a bowel movement however waiting until later can cause problems when you wait your stools dry out and back up in your rectum which can cause additional pressure then when you do use the toilet you may find yourself straining so when you feel the urge to move your bowels don’t wait find a bathroom and go 3 don’t spend too much time on the toilet spending long periods of time sitting on the toilet puts pressure on the anal area don’t spend more than 10 minutes on the toilet at a stretch if you are constipated clean up take a break drink some water take a walk and try going again later 4 lose weight if being overweight as the cause of your hemorrhoids losing weight may help talk to your doctor for recommendations about how much weight you might need to lose and healthy ways to do it 5 get more exercise exercise stimulates bowel function which makes it easier to pass your stools tried 20 minutes a day of moderate aerobic exercise walking is a great place to start if you have a sedentary job make a point to get up and walk around some every hour getting more exercise can also help you with weight loss 6 make dietary changes to help soften your stools softer stools mean less straining less pressure on the anal area and less time spent sitting on the toilet dietary changes mean both adding and omitting or reducing your intake of certain foods you may need to experiment with your diet before finding the balance that works for you here are some examples foods to add lots of water prunes or prune juice ground flaxseed foods with omega fatty acids leafy greens raw vegetables and fruits foods to omit or reduce fried foods refined carbohydrates dairy products sodium 7 make dietary changes to support the health of your veins many foods and herbs contain compounds that support Venus health by strengthening blood vessel walls some of these foods and herbs may also reduce inflammation and added bonus examples include flavonoids found in citrus fruits blackberries cherries and many other fruits and vegetables horse chestnut when to seek medical help know when to call the doctor home treatments will heal most hemorrhoids however there may be times when helping yourself as not sufficient and you need medical attention pay close attention to symptoms to determine whether you should seek medical help look for the following duration of symptoms bleeding and pain typically resolved after two to three days call your doctor if these symptoms last longer than one week timing of symptoms bleeding from hemorrhoids usually only occurs with bowel movements if you are experiencing rectal bleeding at any other time call your doctor changes in symptoms changes in your symptoms can mean your condition is worsening if the color of your hemorrhoidal bleeding changes from Bright to dark red call your doctor as soon as possible severity of symptoms if you’ve been applying home treatments your hemorrhoids should improve if your symptoms worsen or become severe call your doctor [Music]