Once the sufferer is sure of having a hemorrhoid problem, a natural hemorrhoid treatment is preferable to surgery. It should be tried before going “under the knife.” The first step in any natural hemorrhoid treatment program is to increase the intake of water. This will lessen the straining which might have brought on the hemorrhoid problem and could decrease the severity of the inflammation of the hemorrhoids.
Do not neglect exercise 3 days a week. This will always improve digestion. Fruits and vegetables should be an integral part of the diet. This will give the person fiber or roughage which will loosen the stool and decrease the need to strain when performing a bowel movement.
Bioflavenoids, present in citrus fruits and contained in a superior Vitamin C. When taking the Vitamin C, the powdered form will be digested, while there is some question of how much of a solid form of the vitamin is actually absorbed by the body. A Witch Hazel cream is preferable to the popular brand sold in pharmacies. Apply this cream regularly to the problem area.
The goal in implementing a natural hemorrhoid treatment is to avoid the tying of the hemorrhoids and if this is not effective, a surgical procedure. Hemorrhoids is not life threatening and there is time to try a natural hemorrhoid treatment first.