Haemorroids / Piles

24 Aug 2015
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Hemorrhoids or more commonly known as piles, are caused by a movement of tissues, veins and arteries located in the anus and rectum. Although they can be painful and uncomfortable, hemorrhoids are usually not dangerous and by following proper diet for hamorrhoid treatment, one may be liberated from its discomforts. These include the following symptoms:

  • Inflammation
  • Pain or burning sensation, especially with external hemorrhoids
  • Slight bleeding
  • Discomfort

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Food for Hemorrhoid Relief

 

HEALING FOODS GROUPS HEALING FOOD ITEMS
 FLUIDS
-Consuming plentiful amounts of fluid is important for alleviating hemorrhoid strain
  •  Lots of water
  •  Herbal Tea
  •  Low fat milk
  • Fresh fruit smoothies
  • Frozen fruit ice chips (add in plain water)
 FRUITS & VEGETABLES -
 Fruits and vegetables , top sources of antioxidants, such as vitamin C and beta-carotene would  also help to manage hemorrhoid symptoms
The most hydrating fruits would be:
  • Berries
  • Citrus fruits
  • Melons
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  •  Celery
  • Broccoli
  • Leafy Greens
  • Cabbage
  • Boiled Carrots
  • Broth - based vegetable soups
 WHOLE GRAINS -
Whole grains, high in selenium , folate , protein and fiber over refined flour are extremely beneficial in hemorrhoids.
  • Brown rice
  • Flours such as jowar / bajra/  ragi
  • Oat meal
  LENTILS -  
Provide valuable amounts of protein, micronutrients, such as B-vitamins and iron, and fiber
  • Beans (black beans & kidney beans)
  •  Chickpeas
  • Green peas
  • All legumes and lentils

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AVOID THE HAEMMOROID CAUSING FOODS

  • STRONG SPICES
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
  • CAFFEIN & CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES
  • FATTY , SUGGARY & FRIED FOODS
  • LOW FIBER FOODS SUCH AS WHITE RICE , BREAD & PASTA.

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3 Magical Home Remedies for Piles Treatment

FOOD ITEM METHOD OF CONSUMPTION
FIGS Soak 3 figs in a glass of water over night and eat them in the morning.
BANANA Boil 1 ripe banana in 1 cup of milk, mash well. Take 3 times a day.
BUTTERMILK Drink 1 glass of buttermilk with 1/4 tsp carom seed powder (ajwain) and 1 tsp chia seeds.


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