Hemorrhoids or piles are often found to be occurring more commonly in middle aged and older individuals.
There are two types of hemorrhoids depending upon their location-internal and external.
Internal Hemorrhoids are located in the inner lining of the rectum and cannot be felt. They are usually painless and can also lead to bleeding.
External Hemorrhoids can be painful and swollen, and are located on the skin around the anus, and can be felt easily.
Causes of Piles
It is believed that straining during evacuating the bowels, frequent in individuals suffering from constipation, is the major reason behind the development of hemorrhoids or piles.
Keep in mind that there are other factors that may increase and individuals risk from suffering from this condition.
• Untreated Conditions
• Genetic Constitution
• Symptoms of Piles
• Ayurvedic Treatment for Piles
• Sedentary Lifestyle
• Avoid eating foods that are hard to digest
• Increase physical activity
• Eat foods that improve digestion
• Increase the water intake
• Dried Figs can help with the treatment of Piles
• Eat alot of fruits
Prevention of Piles
Keeping up your water intake and adding more fiber rich foods are easy steps to keep away Piles.
Drink a small teaspoon of castor oil mixed with milk will help soften the stool, make it easier to pass, and reduce the pressure on the rectal walls and muscles.
Massage the abdomen with rosemary and marjoram oil, or adding a few drops of juniper or Cyprus oil to your bath water can act as a wonderful preventive measure against Piles.
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