Piles can be really painful and embarrassing but fairly common at the same time. it should not be taken as a social stigma as with awareness and proper treatment, the condition can be managed and treated well. If overlooked then it may lead to many complications which are difficult to manage.
In Ayurveda, a complete cure to hemorrhoids is possible, so seeking medical attention can be of great help to relieve you from this condition. Piles, also known as Hemorrhoids is a condition in which veins at the lower end of rectum get inflamed and enlarged. When pressure on the rectum and anus increases, it causes added pressure to these veins, resulting in formation of hemorrhoids. They may burst and cause rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids are most commonly found in middle-aged and old people while also in people who suffer from regular constipation.
Hemorrhoids are of two kinds, internal and external based on their location. Internal hemorrhoids are located in the inner lining of the anal tract. These veins within the rectum are concealed and cannot be felt so they are painless but when ruptured can lead to bleeding. External hemorrhoids are located on the outer surface of the rectum and can be seen, felt and when inflamed become painful. These are the more troubling types of piles.
Piles are caused mostly by constipation, but other causes may include untreated gastric conditions such as dysentery, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, genetic constitution and weight of increasing uterus during pregnancy. If you are experiencing bleeding in anal region during defecation without any pain; you are suffering from 1st stage of Piles. If the problem is not treated at this stage; Pile masses start progressing. In starting, Pile mass comes out during passing stool and goes inside by itself (2nd stage). Later on these pile masses need to be reduced manually. If still Piles is not treated; Pile mass comes out again even after manual reduction while coughing, sneezing etc. (3rd stage). While piles may be an embarrassing issue to talk about, it should not be ignored either. It can be easily dealt with in simple ways, and in most cases, all it takes is some lifestyle changes to get rid of the problem.
However, if left untreated, it could lead to severe complications. Some of them have been listed below.
Ayurveda has various approaches to the treatment of piles. Piles can be treated by diet, lifestyle, herbal supplements, Ayurvedic medication, and exercise. Ensuring good digestive health helps with piles if constipation is the cause of it.
So, follow the instructions of your Ayurveda doctor to embark on the road to cure.
If these measurements are not successful; kshar karma or Ksharsutra ligation of Pile mass is necessary. In the ligation procedure; Ksharsutra – medicated thread is legated at the root of Pile mass.
Medicine released from Ksharsutra blocks the blood supply to pile mass and Pile mass sheds off in 7 – 10 days. Ksharsutra ligation is a para surgical procedure done under local anesthesia. No hospitalization or bed rest is necessary in Ksharsutra Treatment for Piles. Daily routine activities along with office work can be done during Ksharsutra Treatment. So Piles can be treated completely in all its stages with Ayurvedic treatment. However, this procedure is to be performed only by a surgical specialist of Ayurveda.
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