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What Causes Bleeding Internal Hemorrhoids to Bleed?

The site of blood on stool is enough to make anyone nervous. After all, it’s anything but normal. It can also be the sign of many different problems. It is not just limited to hemorrhoids. People who are dealing with bleeding internal hemorrhoids will want to know if that is what the problem is and then what to do for it. The best way to know for sure if the problem is caused by hemorrhoids is to get examined by a doctor. Once the diagnosis has been made, it’s time to look into several different hemorrhoid treatment options.

An important thing to consider as you make your decision is the actual cause of bleeding internal hemorhoids. What causes them to bleed? Knowing the answer to that question can help you to determine which treatment method will work best. The causes do vary; however, they are often centered around these reasons:

  • Weakened veins (They simply break under the strain)
  • Sharp Stool (It cuts the hemorrhoid on the way out, causing it to bleed)
  • Constipation (Pushing too hard for bowel movements can cause tearing)

Knowing that one of the causes of bleeding internal hemorrhoids is weakened veins, it stands to reason that a hemorrhoid treatment should provide some vein strengthening properties. That can help to narrow down the process of selecting treatment methods. Hemorrhoid cures that have stone root, for instance, are a good bet because stone root is known for strengthening veins. This will lead to less tearing and therefore, less bleeding.

It’s also good to pay attention to the health of the circulatory system. The healthier the circulatory system is, the less likely one will be to deal with hemorrhoids as they are in fact inflamed veins. Indeed, bleeding internal hemorrhoids are not fun; however, they can be fixed by understanding the causes and choosing a good treatment method.

 

 

 

What Are Your Hemorrhoid Treatment Options?

Something that people often over-look is the fact that they’ve got options. There are many options for hemorrhoid treatment options. Many people don’t realize that, though, because they simply call their doctor and go along with the one option that he or she may give. This is a problem because not one method will work for everyone. When that is the case, it’s important to explore all of your options. This may mean exploring other avenues that don’t involve your doctor. Now – that being said – it’s imoprtant that your doctor sign off on all hemorrhoid treatment options that you undergo; however, they do not necessarily have to originate with he or she.

Option #1 – Use a Cream

Many doctors provide recommendations for over the counter creams and ointments that provide relief. The only problem with creams and ointments, (besides the fact that they are messy!) is that they only provide temporary relief. There is nothing about them that helps to solve the internal problem. Also, if there is a case of internal or external hemorrhoids that are really bad – like thrombosed hemorrhoids – creams will likely not have much of an effect.

Option #2 – Get Hemorrhoid Surgery

This is usually the second of only two hemorrhoid treatment options that doctors provide. Why? It’s basically all they know. Much the same as the cream, the hemorrhoid surgery is only a temporary solution. Cutting it off does not correct the wrongs that are still on the inside, creating the problem in the first place. It is also a well -known fact that hemorrhoid surgery is both painful and has a high percentage of hemorrhoids coming right back.

Option #3 – Hemorrhoid Treatment at Home

While this is the third option on our list, this actually comprises a variety of hemorrhoid treatment options. There are hundreds of home remedies for hemorrhoids that have been tried with success. These remedies are usually made up of quality ingredients that target each cause of the development of hemorrhoids. There is no doubt that there are plenty of hemorrhoid treatment options available to anyone who will look for them. The important thing is to take your health in your hands and determine ALL of your options for treating hemorrhoids.

 

Hemorrhoid Treatment At Home: Four Helpful Ingredients

Those who are interested in conducting a hemorrhoid treatment at home definitely have a good chance at success. There are countless cases of people successfully treating hemorrhoids from home. What can be rather confusing, though, is the many different options there are available for doing so. Many people will boast of successes that came about far differently than one another. Still others will talk about things they tried that didn’t work which is not very helpful, either. The point is that anyone can find a good hemorrhoid treatment at home if they know what ingredients to look for.

So what ingredients should you be looking for to treat your hemorrhoids from home?

Witch hazel – witch hazel has an anti-inflammatory effect and is a very well-known ingredient to use for soothing the pain of hemorrhoids. It can be applied topically or taken orally which adds to it a wonderfully diverse nature. While it would seem to make more sense to try to apply it topically since it can relieve itching and irritation, the best form is to take it internally – so it can heal the inflammation on the inside.

Aloe Vera – there are many forms of aloe vera. Some are more diluted than others. Some have other additives while others are more natural. The best form is the kind that is the purest, most natural form. This can help to ward off constipation which can play a large role in developing hemorrhoids. It can also provide relief if applied topically.

Ginger – ginger is a well known home remedy for all sorts of things. It helps with nausea and upset tummies along with hemorrhoids. This ingredient is used in cooking and for a variety of other things as well. No hemorrhoid treatment at home is complete without the use of ginger.

Stone root – stone root is a vein strengthener. Since hemorrhoids are weakened, inflamed veins, it’s important to strengthen these veins with vein-building properties such as stone root. There have also been cases in which varicose veins have been aided with stone root. Indeed, there is no reason to go with hemorrhoid medication when a hemorrhoid treatment at home is completely possible.