Saturday, October 15, 2011

Good fruits for relieving hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins around the anus and in the rectum that may protrude from the anus.

Hemorrhoids are very much like varicose veins; they enlarge and lose their elasticity, resulting in saclike protrusions into the anal canal.

While the condition commonly referred to as ‘piles’ can sometimes cause discomfort, pain and much embarrassment to the patient, hemorrhoids are in a minors cases a minor medical problem.

What foods should be eating to help relieve hemorrhoids?

The simplest way to treat them is with increased dietary fiber.

A high fiber diet obtained from raw fruits and vegetables is what you need to eat for eliminating and for preventing constipation.

Fiber increases the transit time of stool through the colon and decrease the pressures within the colon.

If you have not been eating a lot of fiber, you need to add fiber slowly to your diet, especially if you add it by using bran. Increase your use of bran or other bran cereals over a couple of weeks.

If you add fiber to your diet with fruits and vegetables, you can add them freely without much problem. However, since your stomach will not be use to it, you may experience more gas for a week or two. You can compensate for this by taking digestive enzymes to help you digest the extra produce.

Lack of exercise, heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, obesity and pregnancy cam also increase the risk of hemorrhoids.

The following list of juices and fruits are good for helping cure or relieve Hemorrhoids.

Juices
Juices are good for hemorrhoids but especially dark berry juices mixed with equal parts of apple juice. The dark berry juices to use are, cherries, blackberries, blueberries.

These berries contain “anthocyanins” and “proanthocyanidins” which reduce hemorrhoidal pain and swelling by toning and strengthening the hemorrhoid veins. Drink at least one glass of this juice mixture each day.

Juicing therefore an excellent self-care remedy for preventing and reversing hemorrhoids.

Cantaloupe
It has a good source of vitamins and minerals which strengthening the immune system. It has a high beta-carotene level and has anti-clogging properties.

Red and Black Currant Berries
Currants are high in vitamin C, and minerals. This makes their juice valuable in clearing hemorrhoids. The also have a small amount of the fatty acid GLA (gamma linoleic acid), which produce prostaglandin an anti-inflammatory hormone that control body pain.

This juice is also good for cleansing the liver and blood. Good liver function is necessary for maintaining healthy colon, rectum and anus. Drink 1 –2 glasses a day of red or black currant berries.

Pomegranate Juice
Pomegranate juice, with its storing astringency, can be useful for reducing swelling and it has used topically to treat hemorrhoids, blood vessels in the rectum that have become distended and can be painful.

Saturate a cotton ball with pomegranate juice and push it slightly into your rectum.

Some suggest that ingesting pomegranate juice can also benefit hemorrhoids, which are common during pregnancy.

Oranges and bananas
Eat 2-3 oranges and 2 bananas a day. Oranges provide vitamin C, bioflavonoids, and fiber. Studies by French researcher that bioflavonoid prevent flare-ups of hemorrhoids. Bananas provide minerals that help to strengthen tissue and have plenty of fiber.

Before their completely ripe stage, bananas have an astringent property,: use partially ripened steamed banana for diarrhea, colitis and hemorrhoids. Eat two in the morning and two in the evening.

Papaya
Papaya is an excellent fruit to eat. It has good mineral content, fiber, and has enzymes to digest protein. It is recommend for the prevention and relief of hemorrhoids. Fiber is essential for the digested material to have enough bulk to cause a bowel movement.

These are the fruits and juices to use to for relieving hemorrhoids. Adding more vegetables to your eating habits is also important to get more fiber. These fruits, juices, and vegetables will help you keep regular and provide pain and inflammation relief for your hemorrhoid symptoms.
Good fruits for relieving hemorrhoids
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