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Hemorrhoids or piles occur when the veins in your anus and rectum swell. It is due to inflammation of these veins is called thrombosis (clotting). Thrombosis leads to pain, irritation, and bleeding during defecation.
Piles are also called hemorrhoids. Piles or hemorrhoids are caused due to straining while passing stool, because of which the veins inside the walls of the anal canal swell up abnormally. The reason for this unusual swelling could be genetic or even after delivery, and piles or hemorrhoids can cause pain along with bleeding while passing stool. There are two types of piles or hemorrhoids. Internal piles or internal hemorrhoids are the piles or hemorrhoids which develop inside the and the piles or hemorrhoids which form under the skin around the anus are called external hemorrhoids or external piles. There are various ways to treat piles or hemorrhoids, surgical and non-surgical. Anyone who has piles should visit a homeopathic doctor for a better diagnosis and treatment of piles or hemorrhoids. Homeopathic treatment is the safest non-surgical way to treat piles or hemorrhoids.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS?
The leading cause is constipation, which forces you to push hard while excreting your bowel. In addition, anxiety, stress, and depression can lead to piles or hemorrhoids because they increase hormones that affect blood circulation in the pelvis area, hence increasing venous pressure on this small vein called the hemorrhoids.
In some cases, piles are due to other problems such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Piles or hemorrhoids can also develop if your stomach is overactive, perhaps due to irritable bowel syndrome. Enlisted here are the leading causes of piles or hemorrhoids:
- Straining during bowel movements
- Sitting for long periods on the toilet
- Having chronic diarrhea or constipation
- Anal intercourse
- Having a low-fiber diet
- Heavy weight lifting
There are many effective and safe options to treat piles or hemorrhoids. Many people can treat their acute condition at home, but consulting a homeopathic doctor can help you to diagnose the cause and treatment or options available to treat hemorrhoids or piles. The treatment of piles is given on the basis of the stage of piles or hemorrhoids you are suffering from. There are surgical and non-surgical treatments available for piles or hemorrhoids.
HOW PILES ARE DIAGNOSED AND NON-SURGICAL PILE TREATMENT IS SUGGESTED?
There are types and grades of piles or hemorrhoids according to which your homeopathic doctor will suggest surgical or non-surgical treatment for piles.
External hemorrhoids or piles: These are types of hemorrhoids or piles that are under the skin and around your anus. These types of piles or hemorrhoids can be treated with non-surgical piles treatment.
The Signs and Symptoms of External piles are:
- Irritation and Itching around the anus
- Discomfort and Pain
- Swollen area around the anus
- Bleeding (While passing stool)
Internal hemorrhoids or Piles:
Internal hemorrhoids affect the inside of the rectum. One cannot see or feel them, internal piles or hemorrhoids do not cause all-day discomfort but while passing stool, it can cause irritation. It is detected once you see bright red blood in the toilet or the tissue paper. The bleeding during internal hemorrhoids or piles is usually painless and occurs only during bowel movements.
Internal hemorrhoids or piles can also cause thrombosed piles, the clot (thrombus) is formed in external hemorrhoids.
The signs and symptoms of internal piles are:
- Severe pain while passing stool
- A sensation of a lump around the anus
- Heavy bleeding while passing stool
WHEN TO VISIT A HOMEOPATHIC DOCTOR FOR PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS?
If you have severe pain and discomfort throughout the day and if you bleed while passing stool if after trying home remedies your condition is not improving you should visit a homeopathic doctor for piles or hemorrhoids in Rectal bleeding has other causes as well, like colorectal cancer or anal cancer.
Seek a doctor urgently if there is massive rectal bleeding, you feel dizzy, or light head. You can request an appointment at OHO Homeopathy.
WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS OR COMPLICATIONS OF PILES AND HAEMORRHOIDS?
AGE: Growing age can increase hemorrhoids or piles.
PREGNANCY: Pregnancy can cause increased pressure in the lower rectum. As the baby puts on weight and it develops the pressure in the anal region.
HEAVYWEIGHT LIFTERS: People who lift heavy weight on a daily basis can get piles. Frequent weight lifting and holding breath while weight lifting can make your existing pile worse. You can try yoga and normal stretching in case if you have piles.
COMPLICATION OF PILES AND HAEMORRHOIDS:
- Strangulated hemorrhoid
- Blood clot or thrombosed hemorrhoid
WHAT ARE THE NATURAL WAYS AND NON SURGICAL METHODS FOR PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS
Piles or hemorrhoids can be treated non-surgically. There are natural ways or home remedies and non-surgical ways which can help to treat hemorrhoids and piles. Enlisted are the procedures and ways which can help you to prevent going from surgery:
EAT HIGH FIBER DIET
Fiber may also help you feel full and have a lower risk of getting constipation, and hemorrhoids. Although the body does not digest fiber, it can absorb some of the nutrients in fiber. The body absorbs about 10% of the total amount of soluble and insoluble fiber that you eat. Researchers have found that a diet high in fiber may also help with constipation, hemorrhoids or piles, and the risk of stroke. High-fiber foods include whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, and nuts. Foods with little or no fiber include white bread and rolls, cake, cookies, chips, crackers, fried foods, and sugar-sweetened beverages. In case if you are suffering from piles or hemorrhoids over-the-counter fiber supplements, such as psyllium and Citrucel, can help you to improve overall symptoms and bleeding from hemorrhoids when you use fiber supplements, be sure to drink at least eight glasses of water or other fluids every day. Otherwise, the supplements can cause or worsen constipation. You can get these supplements easily in any medical shop located in your area.
OVERSTRAINING WHILE PASSING STOOL
Don’t strain Straining and holding your breath when trying to pass a stool creates greater pressure in the veins in the lower rectum. Go as soon as you feel the urge. If you wait to pass a bowel movement and the urge goes away, your stool could dry out and be harder to pass. This can worsen your piles or hemorrhoids.
Exercise daily helps to reduce pressure in the veins and prevent constipation. Long-Standing and prolonged sitting can also cause piles or hemorrhoids. Exercising on daily basis can also help you to lose weight. Being overweight is also one of the contributing factors to piles or hemorrhoids.
DO NOT SIT FOR A LONG TIME IN THE TOILET
Sitting too long, particularly on the toilet, can increase the pressure on the veins in the anus.
CHECK YOUR DIET
Eating foods like curd at breakfast or lunch allows stool to pass more easily. Ensure that you eat lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits. They are rich in fiber and prevent the formation of hemorrhoids or piles.
ELEVATE YOUR FEET
You can change the position of the passing stool. Elevating your feet while sitting on the toilet seat use a step stool on the toilet. This position allows an easier passage of stools.
WHAT ARE THE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS?
TOPICAL CREAMS OR OINTMENTS: There are many creams or ointments for piles or hemorrhoids they have hydrocortisone which prevents pain.
SUPPOSITORIES: It is also one of the ways to administrate the medicine which helps in lowering down the pain. Suppositories are inserted inside the rectum so, it can be uncomfortable for someone. You can buy it anywhere from a medical shop. There are also pads which numb the area and prevent the pain.
ICE PACKS AND COLD COMPRESSES: You can use this to relieve your pain.
A SITZ BATH: You can use it to prevent pain and itching in your anal region. You can get a Sitz bath in your local pharmacy.
USE MOIST TOILET PAPERS: Dry toilet paper can cause friction and can aggravate the problem.
PAINKILLERS OR ANALGESICS: You can use OTC tablets like aspirin, ibuprofen to alleviate the pain and discomfort.
WHAT ARE THE NON-SURGICAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR TREATMENT FOR PILES AND HAEMORRHOIDS?
There are three types of non-surgical hemorrhoid removal techniques used
Rubber Band Ligation (RBL)
Infrared Photocoagulation and Electrocoagulation
RUBBER BAND LIGATION: This is one of the most popular non-surgical procedures. This can be done outpatient procedure for internal hemorrhoids. In this non-surgical procedure elastic band is placed on the base of hemorrhoid. Once the elastic band is placed it cut off the blood supply. Later hemorrhoids or piles can shrink or fall off.
SCLEROTHERAPY OR INJECTION SCLEROTHERAPY (IS): Another non-surgical procedure is sclerotherapy, in this non-surgical procedure a solution is injected into internal hemorrhoid. This produces a scar that cuts off blood supply to hemorrhoids.
INFRARED PHOTOCOAGULATION AND ELECTROCOAGULATION: Infrared photocoagulation is also a very famous non-surgical procedure to treat piles or hemorrhoids. In this therapy, infrared light is used to shrink hemorrhoids or piles. It’s is the most effective non-surgical procedure to treat internal hemorrhoids or piles, it is painless, well-tolerated, and gives effective results.
BENEFITS OF NON-SURGICAL PILES REMOVAL
The are many reasons for which people choose non-surgical hemorrhoid or piles treatment the reasons are enlisted here:
-Non-Surgical piles treatment is fast and simple.
-There is little recovery time.
-There are fewer complications for patients post non-surgical piles or hemorrhoid removal.
-It is one of the most affordable treatment options.
-Ideal for the elderly and pregnant women
-The aim of the non-surgical procedure is to shrink the hemorrhoids by damaging blood vessels and reducing the blood supply to piles or hemorrhoids.
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS?
It would help if you eat adequate amounts of fruits, vegetables, and other high-fiber foods; drinking six to eight glasses of water every day, do not strain while passing the stool it increases pressure on the veins in your rectum. Stay active to prevent constipation and lose excess weight.
Avoiding prolonged sitting can help you to prevent piles or hemorrhoids. For more information, you can book an appointment with the help of OHO Homeopathy.
DIET AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO PREVENT PILES:
- Do not eat food that has been fried, roasted, grilled, or caramelized.
- Do eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can also eat lightly steamed vegetables.
- Do not eat at irregular times. This leads to hard stool.
- Do not take an excessive amount of protein, fats, or oil.
- Stay stress-free.
Frequently used Non-surgical Haemorrhoid or Piles Treatment
Hemorrhoids do respond to non-surgical treatment methods if they are mild or moderate.
- Patients can take warm baths, apply warm compresses to the area.
- Dietary changes can soften the stool.
- Piles or hemorrhoids creams or lotion
- Wipes that are medicated
- Steroid’s injections and pain control medication.
What other conditions cause hemorrhoid or piles-type symptoms?
Different gastrointestinal disorders can cause rectal bleeding and other symptoms similar to hemorrhoids.
Why choose homeopathic treatment for piles and hemorrhoids?
Homeopathy offers a non –surgical treatment for piles or hemorrhoids. That’s right, you heard me live and online! You no longer have to worry about those embarrassing moments when you have bleeding piles or about having surgery done. One of the biggest drawbacks of conventional treatments is that they are invasive and sometimes may leave permanent damage to your body. There have been many cases reported where patients who had undergone surgery for piles suffered from complications later on in life. Many times, due to the invasive nature of the conventional treatment’s patients lose their sexual vigor and may even become impotent at all times. The good news is that with Homeopathic treatment for piles or hemorrhoids many people who are plagued by piles can now lead a normal life without having to worry about surgery or other painful methods of treatment.
HOW DR BATRAS HOMEOPATHY CLINIC CAN HELP IN THE TREATMENT OF PILES OR HAEMORRHOIDS:
-Homeopathy is one of the popular non-surgical treatments for piles. It helps in managing symptoms like pain, bleeding, itching.
-Homeopathy does not cause any side effects because of these are made of natural substances that are highly diluted.
-Homeopathy is 200-year-old medical which is natural.
-Homeopathic treatment at Dr Batras for piles or hemorrhoids does not cause any side effects.
-No laxatives are used in homeopathy to cure piles or hemorrhoids.
-Homeopathy treats internally and does not suppress the symptoms.
-Homeopathy is a non-invasive procedure.
You can book an appointment on OHO Homeopathy by scrolling up the page if you cannot manage your piles with home remedies.