Hemorrhoids afflict millions of people each year, with symptoms that can range from mild itching to significant discomfort. This can be a lasting or a recurring condition, so it’s wise to know your options in case the condition flares up repeatedly. The following natural hemorrhoid cures protocol will help you relieve your symptoms., eliminate the hemorrhoids and reduce the chances of future recurrence.
Improve Diet and Water Intake
The first and easiest step you should take is to drink plenty of water. This will keep you hydrated, avoid constipation, and help things move through the digestive tract more easily.
It’s important to eat a diet high in fiber in order to keep things moving. When your bowel elimination slows down, passing stool can be difficult, causing hemorrhoids. To get rid of hemorrhoids, you should up your fiber intake to 35 grams of fiber per day. Try eating fiber-rich natural foods like berries, figs, avocados, beans, nuts, acorn squash, flax or chia seeds, or quinoa.
Improve Toilet Habits
Don’t strain when having a bowel movement, as this will definitely make your symptoms worse. If you can’t pass stool without straining, use all of the tips recommended in this regimen first, then as a last resort, try a natural laxative like senna tea or the Smooth Move branded tea. You should also be sure to clean yourself well after a bowel movement, to make sure there’s nothing left behind that could irritate sensitive tissues.
Get Plenty of Exercise
Couch potatoes may not want to hear this, but getting exercise can really get things moving inside you and help regulate your bowel movements. Even a half-hour walk per day can really make a difference. Even if you’ve been living a sedentary life, just getting up and moving around the house could help. Start there, and work your way up to a little more physical movement every day.
Probiotic Foods and Supplements
If you’re not already taking probiotic supplements, you should. This can help get your digestive system working better. Consider eating some fermented foods, which provide your gastrointestinal system with good bacteria that will help your gut flora flourish and replenish itself, which keeps everything functioning well.
Kefir, kimchi, kombucha tea, real fermented sauerkraut, and yogurt with live bacteria are all great options to get some beneficial bacteria into your system.
Here is an essential oil blend that will help with hemorrhoid inflammation: in a 5 ml dark glass dropper bottle, put 5 drops of Cypress, 5 drops of Geranium, 10 drops of Lavender, 6 drops of Melaleuca, 15 drops of Sandalwood, 5 drops of Bergamot. Top off the bottle with carrier oil, such as jojoba or fractionated coconut oil, leaving a bit of extra room for mixing.
Screw the dropper top onto the bottle and roll the bottle between your palms for one minute to mix the oils well. When you go to the bathroom, drip a few drops onto a cotton pad and place the pad against the anal opening. Do NOT put the pad inside the opening. Repeat this procedure every time you use the bathroom, for the next few days. The oils will soothe the inflamed tissues and help reduce the swelling of the hemorrhoids.
You’ll find that this protocol is the best and most effective of all hemorrhoid cures. If you follow the protocol completely, you’ll likely experience a quicker resolution of the problem, and reduce or eliminate the chance of inflamed hemorrhoids in the future.