3 Interesting Treatments You Can Try If You Suffer from Piles

Having piles or hemorrhoids can be one of the worst and most uncomfortable experiences ever. Thankfully, there are plenty of different treatments that you can try to either help you recover, or relieve some of the pain. You can even try several in combination in the hope that they work well together. Here are several interesting treatments that you can try if you suffer from piles.

Kegel Exercises

When people think of kegel exercises, they think of activity and exercise that helps to strengthen your pelvic floor. They often don’t think about how it can help if you have piles, or they might even think it can make it work. Despite what people think, doing kegel exercises for hemorrhoids can help to speed up the recovery time. Whenever there is an issue or problem in your body, your body has to transport the proper cells and nutrients to it via your bloodstream. If you do kegel exercises, you are increasing blood flow in that area, therefore allowing your body to transport everything that much faster. The amazing thing about kegel exercises as well is that you can do them wherever you want as long as you know what you are doing. They are an extremely easy exercise to do with a ton of different benefits. If you suffer from piles, you should definitely be incorporating these exercises into your daily routine.

Your Diet

Most of the time, hemorrhoids are a result of a poor that has been continued for an extended period of time. If you want to get better as soon as possible, you should look to change your diet. Eating healthier and eating less processed foods that are more natural will make it so your body has a much easier time processing everything. This is not an instant fix, but it will help to resolve the hemorrhoids quicker and will also help to prevent them in the future. Getting sleep is also important when it comes to changing your diet. Adding in kegel exercises can definitely help with your recovery and make the time go by that much faster. One of the first things you should look to fix if you are suffering from piles is your diet.

Lose Weight

Normally, your diet and your body weight go hand in hand. If you are eating healthy, you are more likely to be in shape, especially if you are adding in a bit of exercise. If you are eating poorly and eating unhealthy foods, there is a good chance that you are going to be slightly overweight or worse. Studies have shown that heavier people are also at a much greater risk of getting hemorrhoids. This means you have an even greater risk as you are most likely overweight with a poor diet.

If you want to help treat piles and eliminate them from your life, you should look to lose some weight. This is difficult and will definitely take a lot of time, but being able to prevent piles from even happening is one of the best ways to treat it. Find some time to get outside and exercise so that you can burn some calories. When you start changing your diet, count your calories as well to ensure that you are under the average. By doing all of this, you will put yourself in a position where you can eliminate piles from your life once and for all.

Banding

Banding is a minor surgical procedure that can help to eliminate hemorrhoids as long as they are not too severe. The doctor will place an elastic band around the base of the pile cutting off its blood supply. After a few days have passed, hemorrhoids will simply fall off. While you might think this method is painful, it is not, and is a great way to resolve piles through a minor medical procedure. If your hemorrhoids are not too bad, you can look to fix them through banding.

Injection

Injecting your hemorrhoids with medicine is a great alternative to banding and is once again only an option if you have minor piles. When they are injected with the medicine, they will begin to shrivel up and eventually go away. This works much faster than banding and is a great alternative if you are looking for instant relief.

Hemorrhoidectomy

If your piles have reached a level where personal treatment or minor surgical procedures are not going to work, you are going to have to turn to a more serious solution such as a hemorrhoidectomy. This is where the excess tissue that is causing the bleeding in the area is removed. During the process you are either given an anesthetic of some sort so you will not feel a thing. When you wake up however, you will be feeling some pain and discomfort for a few days after due to the nature of the surgery. In most cases, you will be prescribed painkillers to assist you in that regard.

Over the Counter Medication

If you find yourself in a position where exercises and home remedies aren’t working but you don’t think it is serious enough to go to the doctor, you can go to your local pharmacy and pick up some medicine. These will normally alleviate pain and can help the symptoms that come with piles. An important thing to note however is that over the counter medication will generally not cure piles. Most of the time piles do resolve on their own so taking medicine is fine as long as you don’t expect it to instantly cure all of your problems. If after seven days you are still experiencing discomfort and pain, it is recommended that you stop taking the medication and instead go to a professional for advice.


These are all forms of treatment that you can try if you suffer from piles. The treatment you choose will depend on the severity of your hemorrhoids and how much discomfort you are in. Before you try some of the serious methods, try something like kegel exercises or changing your diet for a few days. Making small changes like this is a much better option than surgery, especially because there are complications that can occur. How do you plan on treating your piles?

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My name is Anne and I am a local mommy blogger ... Momee Friends is all about Long Island and all things local with the focus on family

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