Piles are medically known as haemorrhoids. It is a condition wherein the veins inside or outside the anus or lower rectum gets inflamed or swollen.
Symptoms of piles include feeling of soreness, irritation or pain while passing stool. As a person passes stool, piles get aggravated because of pressure on the rectal area.
In some cases, when the condition is severe, bleeding can also occur. Here are some natural home remedies for seeking relief from piles:
5. Sitz bath
The Sitz bath is another term for a lukewarm bath. This works because the water gently relaxes the muscles in your anal canal, providing you with the relief you need.
What you will need:
What to do:
Fill up the bathtub with lukewarm water.
Soak your anal canal and genitals by sitting in the water for about 15 minutes.
Pat dry the area carefully when you’re done and remember to do this thrice a day for best results.