7 Ways to Prevent Piles

Piles, are bulging veins in the anus. They can form on the skin around the anus (external hemorrhoids) or inside the anus(internal hemorrhoids). Read our blog to understand some ways you can prevent piles.

Dr. Dipesh Thacker Created on 3rd Jul, 21

Hemorrhoids, often known as piles, are bulging veins in the anus. They can form on the skin around the anus (external hemorrhoids) or inside the anus(internal hemorrhoids). At Akshar Hospital, our specialist Dr. Dipesh Thacker is known for providing effective treatment.

 

Hemorrhoids affect a majority of adults frequently. Increased pressure from straining during bowel motions, pregnancy, or being overweight are the most common causes for acquiring hemorrhoids. Some of the symptoms associated with piles include:

  • Bleeding begins drop by drop increasing to spurted or jet-like flow.
  • Prolapse
  • Itching

 

piles treatment

Piles aren’t hard to treat; some of the best doctors for piles treatment in Bhuj offer safe and effective piles treatment in Bhuj. Do not go for over-the-counter cream or ointments as they tend to worsen the condition. . It is best to make an appointment with one of the experienced doctors for piles treatment in Bhuj.

 

However, preventing piles is considerably preferable to treating them once they have developed. One of the simplest measures to prevent piles is to keep your stools soft and avoid straining during bowel movements. 

 

Ways To Prevent Piles

  • Consume a balanced diet

 

Maintaining a balanced diet of grains, fruits, and vegetables in your diet will soften and bulk up your stools. Therefore, it may aid in the reduction of straining, which can cause hemorrhoids. Carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals, fat, and water are the 6 basics of a balanced diet. You can get these nutrients from everyday foods like dal, rice, roti, subji, salad, buttermilk, traditional sweets, and farshan.

 

  • Drink wisely

 

Water and other fluids (other than alcohol) should be consumed often throughout the day to maintain the stools soft. Drink sufficient fluids during the whole day. Drink a total of 3.5 to 5 liter of fluids in 24 hours. Also, water before a meal is extremely beneficial while soon after a meal is too harmful. So avoid drinking water after meals.

 

  • Avoid supplements

 

Avoid taking any fiber supplements or over-the-counter medications without medical supervision. It can worsen piles instead of curing it. Fiber supplements when taken for prolonged periods can lead to constipation and increased piles symptoms. Visit your doctor if you have chronic constipation, avoid over-the-counter medications.

 

  • Don't overwork yourself

 

When trying to pass a stool, holding your breath or straining might cause piles to accumulate.

 

  • When you have the urge, go

 

Waiting too long to pass a bowel movement might cause the feces to become stiff and hard to pass.

 

  • Be active

 

Even simple exercises like walking can help prevent constipation that causes hemorrhoids. In addition, staying active can help you lose weight, which could help prevent hemorrhoids from forming.

 

  • Avoid sitting for prolonged periods

 

Sitting for more extended periods, especially on the toilet, increases pressure around the anus and can cause hemorrhoids.

If you experience discomfort in the anorectal area, book an appointment with one of the best doctors for piles treatment in Bhuj.

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