Hemorrhoids (Piles) are swollen and inflamed veins in the anus and lower rectum. This could be due to the straining during bowel movement or from the increased pressure on the veins during pregnancy, along with a few other causes. Hemorrhoids can be located both externally or internally, and affect about half of adults over the age of 50.
- Painless bleeding during bowel movements,
- Itching or irritation
- Pain or discomfort
- Leakage of feces, etc.
Internal hemorrhoids don’t cause any pain or discomfort but can lead to external hemorrhoids.
Some common causes include
- Straining during bowel movements
- Sitting for a long period of time on toilets
- Chronic diarrhea or constipation
- Anal Intercourse
- Low fibre diet
Fortunately, there are many effective treatments available, along with some lifestyle changes that will result in complete relief from the problem. These natural remedies are also cost effective with no side effects.