Monday, June 22, 2020

How to prevent hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids (commonly known as hemorrhoids) are a common disease located in the anus, which can occur at any age, but with increasing age, the incidence rate gradually increases. In our country, hemorrhoids are the most common anorectal diseases, known as "ten men and nine hemorrhoids" and "ten women and ten hemorrhoids". In the United States, the incidence of hemorrhoids is about 5%. This disease seriously affects the patient's health and daily life. Hemorrhoids are divided into internal hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoids, and mixed hemorrhoids. These hemorrhoids take different treatments depending on the severity of the situation. In addition, the prevention of hemorrhoids is also extremely important.

1. Don't squat for a long time: Because the posture maintained in the squat toilet can promote hemorrhoidal veins from congestion and affect the return of venous blood, causing or aggravating the symptoms of hemorrhoids.

2. Washing after defecation: Hemorrhoids patients use soft toilet paper to clean after defecation. Some toilet papers are too rough, and some toilet papers also contain fluorescent agents and chemical agents. The public should pay attention to distinguish. If possible, it is best to wash with water to help clean the anus.

3. Eat more fiber: Drinking water can soften the stool in the intestine. Foods with coarse fiber can promote bowel movements and can help bowel movements. Foods with coarse fiber include most vegetables, fruits, and unrefined cereals and potatoes.

4. Lubricate the anus: Hemorrhoids cream or hemorrhoid suppositories bought through regular channels can be used to lubricate the anus to help stool discharge, and can also relieve local pain, and relieve discomfort to a certain extent. If you find it troublesome, apply a little petroleum jelly.

5. Appropriate exercise: Do not sit for a long time, sit up for 45 minutes and move for 5 minutes, which can effectively relieve the symptoms of hemorrhoids. Don't stand for a long time, too. Standing for a long time will also cause venous congestion.

6. Do not lift heavy objects: Lifting heavy objects can also cause abdominal pressure to rise, and avoid excessive force.

7. Do not scratch the affected area: The hemorrhoids sometimes get itchy. Do not scratch it. Once scratched, it will cause infection and aggravate the condition.

8. Weight control: Excessive weight and pressure on the lower extremities are also prone to varicose veins. Overeating can also cause increased abdominal pressure.

9. Expected health care: You can try to turn over every 4-6 hours. It is best to sleep to the left, this can reduce the weight of the lower body.

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