What are Hemorrhoids: – Hemorrhoids, or piles, is a painful mass of swollen veins in the rectal area. Hemorrhoids can be of three types:-

 External Hemorrhoids: – They are mass of swollen veins outside the anal or rectal area.  Bleeding Hemorrhoids:- Both the types of hemorrhoids mentioned above can bleed and such hemorrhoids are called bleeding hemorrhoids Sitting Posture: – Dont sit at a place for too long. Sitting posture is the most common cause for hemorrhoids. Take five minutes break from your work after every one hour, so that your sitting posture does not puts pressure on the hemorrhoids veins in the anal area. Bowel Movement: – When there is a natures call attend it without waiting. Poor bowel movement can be another cause for hemorrhoids.  Few others: – Constipation, pregnancy, and obesity can be some other causes of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids Relief and Treatment: – Hemorrhoids treatment varies depending on its condition and the amount of problem it is causing. Some of the treatments are listed below:- Warm Water Bath: -You should sit in a tub filled with warm water after every bowel movement or 3 to 4 tines a day. Cleanliness: – Keep your anal area clean and dry, which will avoid infection. Using Rubber Band: – Use rubber band at the base of hemorrhoids to stop bleeding. Laser Coagulation: – This involves applying electric current to hemorrhoid. Due to this procedure a chemical reaction occurs to stop the flow of blood to hemorrhoid and it withers away. Laser Treatment: – A tiny lazer beam is used to vaporize the hemorrhoid. This process results in less bleeding and healing is much faster than the above ones.

You dont have to suffer hemorrhoids in silence. Hemorrhoids are a common disorder and you should not feel embarrassed to consult a doctor. Proper treatment and few precautions will cure hemorrhoids.