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Natural Treatments for Constipation and Hemorrhoids

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Nobody likes talking about bathroom problems, but they affect all of us. In fact, 75 percent of Americans get hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. So, be prepared if it happens to you! Check out these natural treatments for constipation and hemorrhoids.

High-fiber Foods

Fiber is a top choice, since it makes it a lot easier to have fast bowel movements. One natural source is psyllium husk, which comes as a powder. Foods like beans and avocados also have a lot of it, but just remember to eat these fiber-heavy meals with enough water.

Witch Hazel

The two main symptoms of hemorrhoids are itching and pain, both of which are reduced by witch hazel. This plant is naturally anti-inflammatory and is also commonly used in skin care. So, even if you're doing okay down there, maybe witch hazel can help clear up some stubborn acne.

Horse Chestnut

Horse chestnut has always been an herbal remedy for bad blood flow and swelling. Since hemorrhoids are inflamed blood vessels, this plant is perfect. Try it out to increase your body’s microcirculation and vascular tone.

Sitz Bath

Taking a nice, warm bath lets your body and muscles relax. A sitz bath is just that! Taking a seat in a warm tub of water should increase blood flow and keep the affected area clean. It's recommended that you take two baths per day, each 10 minutes long.

Butcher's Broom

Here's another natural treatment for constipation and hemorrhoids. Like a lot of these other cures, Butcher's Broom reduces swelling and inflammation. That's a must if you want to get better faster. Plus, this one is believed to help with chronic venous insufficiency. That's when a person doesn't have enough blood flow, which causes blood to pool and create clots.

Fermented Foods

If food doesn't break down properly, it can really hurt when it comes out the other end. That's why fermented foods might be the thing you need. Kimchi, kefir and raw pastured yogurt all have healthy bacteria (or probiotics) that make sure your gut is in perfect health. This keeps some stress off your already hurting bottom.

Cypress Oil

Here's a different take on fighting constipation and hemorrhoids. Cypress oil actually lowers blood flow and helps blood clot, and it also has hemostatic and astringent properties. This should stop too much blood from flowing into your hemorrhoid, which could make the problem even worse.

Aloe Vera

If you live in the southern half of the U.S., you've probably seen some aloe vera plants. Inside of their spiky, hard leaves these things actually have a super healthy gel. This gel is used in soaps, but pure aloe vera can be applied on hemorrhoids to lower inflammation. However, make sure you're not allergic first!


Finally, don't forget to drink up. Drinking lots of water keeps your digestive processes going smoothly and keeps your stool from becoming too dried out and painful. Staying hydrated is a must in battling any health problem, especially constipation.

So, there's your list of natural treatments for constipation and hemorrhoids! These issues can be embarrassing and painful, but talk to your doctor about your specific case, and try out one of these cures to make sure you recover.

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