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Piles Home Remedies - How to Get Rid of Piles

Piles also called haemorrhoids. Piles is a tissue of the anus is rich in blood vessels. Piles are incredibly common - at least 50 per cent of people suffer with them at some time. Piles are common. In the USA, the prevalence is about 4.4%. These may be associated with pain, bleeding, itching and feeling as if a lump or bump is hanging down. Piles look like round pink swellings, the size of a pea or a grape. Sometimes they are a blue colour. Piles can be internal, inside the anus, or external, and be seen and felt on the outside of the anus. You can have internal and external piles at the same time. It is estimated that approximately one half of all Americans have had this condition by the age of 50, and that 50% to 85% of the worlds population will be affected by hemorrhoids at some time in their life. The causes of hemorrhoids include genetic predisposition (weak rectal vein walls and/or valves), straining during bowel movements, and too much pressure on the rectal veins due to poor muscle tone or poor posture. Hypertension , particularly in the portal vein , can also cause hemorrhoids because of the connections between the portal vein and the vena cava which occur in the rectal wall - known as portocaval anastomoses. Liver disease can also cause increased pressure in the veins and also cause hemorrhoids.

Piles prevalence peaks between 45 and 65 years of age. The most common symptoms of Piles is fistulae, abscesses, or irritation and itching (pruritus ani) and painful bleeding. People whose parents had Piles may be more likely to get them. Pregnant women often get Piles because of the strain from carrying the baby and from giving birth. Symptoms of external Piles may include painful swelling or a hard lump around the anus that results when a blood clot forms. This condition is known as a thrombosed external Piles. In addition, excessive straining, rubbing, or cleaning around the anus may cause irritation with bleeding and/or itching, which may produce a vicious cycle of symptoms. Draining mucus may also cause itching. Medical treatment of Piles is aimed initially at relieving symptoms. Over-the-counter corticosteroid creams can reduce pain and swelling. Avoid toilet tissue with perfumes or colors. Drink more liquids and eat more leafy green vegetables, which will make stools bulkier and softer to relieve constipation. When thrombosis, pain, and tenderness occur, a 10 to 20 minute hot tub bath two to four times daily brings heat to the area, provides relief from the pain, and promotes healing. This is called a hot Sitz bath. Practice good personal hygiene. Keep the anal area clean and avoid using rough toilet paper.

Home Remedies for Piles

  • White radish is also considered highly valuable in the treatment of piles. Grated radish mixed with honey can be taken.
  • White radish juice with a pinch of salt is also beneficial. It should be taken in doses of 60-90 ml in the morning and evening.
  • Make a paste of well-grounded radish with milk and apply over inflamed piles to get relief from pain and swelling.
  • jambul fruit is another effective remedy for bleeding piles. The fruit should be taken with salt every morning for two or three months during its season.
  • Do not eat sweat and strain.
  • Drink a juice of turnip leaves, spinach, watercress, and carrots (equal quantity).
  • Drink a mixture of 1 tsp each of ginger juice, lime juice, and fresh mint juice, mixed with 1 Tbsp honey.
  • About 50g of onion soaked in water and 1 tsp f sugar should be eaten twice daily. The bleeding piles will be cured in a few weeks time.
  • Dry figs are the most important food remedy for piles. 3-4 figs should be soaked overnight in water and taken empty stomach in the morning along with the water in which they were soaked.
  • Boil a ripe banana in 1 cup milk and take 2-3 times a day.
  • Drink about 100ml juice of radish in morning & evening. Make a paste of white radish in milk and apply over inflamed piles to reduce swelling and pain.
  • Drinking buttermilk after food is beneficial.
  • Drink a glassful of buttermilk mixed with 3 tsp of the juice of bitter melon (bitter gourd, Karela ) every morning for a month.
  • Mango seeds are also effective remedy for bleeding piles. The seeds should be dried and powdered and should be taken in the doses of about one and a half gram to two grams with or without honey. Good Home Remedy for Hemorrhoids / Piles.




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