Ayurvedic Treatment for Piles
What are Piles / Hemorrhoids? Piles / hemorrhoids are basically enlarged veins at the lower end of the rectum, near the anus. An increased pressure on the rectum and the anus, common during constipation, is believed to be the prime reason of development of hemorrhoids. which may also sometimes lead to rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids or piles are often found to be occurring more commonly in middle aged and older individuals.
Causes of Piles / Hemorrhoids- It is believed that straining during evacuating the bowels, frequent in individuals suffering from constipation, is the major reason behind development of hemorrhoids and piles.
Symptoms of Piles / Hemorrhoids- Pain, irritation and a feeling of protusion and swelling near the anal region is the first sign of development of hemorrhoids. If cleaning and rubbing the area near the swelling tends to aggravate it further, it is a clear indication of formation of hemorrhoids. Bright red colored stool is the sure shot indication of presence of internal hemorrhoids.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Piles / Hemorrhoids- Since Ayurvedic medicine involves a lot of changes in the diet and lifestyle, some remedies to prevent and treat hemorrhoids are fairly simple and lifestyle related. Here we’ve listed down some of the common Ayurvedic remedies to treat hemorrhoids.
• Avoid eating foods that are hard to digest. Since hemorrhoids tend to form due to an increased pressure on the rectal walls, eat foods that are light and easy to pass as stools. Consume more raw, fiber-rich fruits and vegetables.