Relief For Bleeding Hemorrhoids
Fortunately for those who suffer from it, there is relief for bleeding hemorrhoids.
They can be very
uncomfortable and painful for sufferers. Often, the blood
is not the only thing you have to contend with. Other
symptoms include itching, swelling, and very painful bowel movements.
They can affect one's daily life. Simple
physical activities such as sitting, typing and driving will
become extremely difficult and painful.
Bleeding hemorrhoid relief can be found with conventional
medical treatment, which can cause side effects, or natural alternative treatments. There is no
absolute answer as to which works the best...it all depends on
your body and your particular condition. In this article, we
look at some relief options for bleeding hemorrhoids. These are
not meant to be permanent solutions but they can certainly help in most situations.
One popular relief for bleeding hemorrhoids is using apple
cider vinegar. This is a popular home remedy
which is readily available in many health food stores. It is
brownish in color and best consumed unfiltered.
Good apple cider vinegar should be in the "mother of vinegar" form, which
offers the most health benefits. Due to its high acid content, it
should be diluted before consumption. Some people find that
apple cider vinegar can provide great relief when taken in
small doses after every meal. Others find that soaking the
affected area in a basin of warm, diluted apple cider vinegar
can provide relief for pain and itchiness. Some people prefer
to use it as a compress rather than soaking in
Relief for bleeding hemorrhoids can also be found in grape seed oil or extract.
Grape seed oil is commonly used in salad dressings, marinades,
baking as well as in wine making.
Grape seed oil is very rich in Vitamin E (about 0.8 to 1.2g/kg), Vitamin C,
beta carotene and various antioxidants. All these nutrients help in relieving
the pain and inflammation of bleeding hemorrhoids. Some researchers
have found that grape seed oil contains natural steroids such
as campesterol, beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol. This works
like the topical steroid cream sold over the counter, but without the
hemorrhoid relief option is yarrow. Yarrow is also
known as nosebleed plant and is a natural astringent.
Yarrow has a long history as a powerful herb used for
healing wounds and cuts. It is also traditionally used to
stop bleeding fast.
This herb contains isovaleric acid,
salicylic acid, asparagin, sterols, flavonoids, bitters
and tannins which are beneficial in treating inflammation
such as piles. Yarrow can be taken either internally or
externally. The most effective part of the plant is the
flowering part which is rich in chemicals beneficial for
various allergenic and mucosal problems.
These natural hemorrhoid relief options are not meant for long term
treatment. They are known to provide relief for bleeding
hemorrhoids for some people.
For long term natural or herbal remedies for
hemorrhoids, read our Best Hemorrhoid Treatments page.