Having piles can be like sitting on a Cactus, and despite being a common health problem, piles is probably the least likely to be talked about, because of its embarrassing nature.
Piles or haemorrhoids are among the most common of all ailments with over half the population developing them, usually after the age of 30 years.
The condition becomes more widespread as people age but is also associated with pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, and chronic diarrhoea.
We are going to give you some great tips on how to treat piles naturally at home, along with some alternative natural remedies for piles to help get rid of the pain and discomfort.
But first... it’s good to know what piles is and what causes it so you know how to control piles naturally.
What Is Piles and What Causes It?
Piles are anal varicose veins. The anal canal is packed with tiny veins and because of pressures they swell up like small balloons. Piles are swollen veins in or around the anus and are most often caused by poor diet, constipation or straining during going to the toilet. Dietary changes can relieve the constipation and herbal remedies can provide natural pain relief.
Whatever the cause of piles is, the tissues supporting the veins stretch. The veins then dilate causing their walls to become thin and bleed. If the stretching and pressure continues to build, then the weakened veins will eventually bulge.
What Are The Symptoms of Piles?
If you notice any of these symptoms, you could have piles:
• Anal pain• Burning or itching in or around the anal area• Bleeding during a bowel movements. Bright red blood on the toilet tissue, in the toilet bowl, or on the surface of the stool after bowel movement
• Round swellings or protrusions in the anal area
Most piles can be treated naturally and improved dramatically with some simple steps.