Approximately half of the American population suffers with the embarrassingly painful issue of hemorrhoids. By the age of 50, most people are dodging out to the drug store to buy hemorrhoid creams and treatments to ease the discomfort caused by inflamed veins in the rectum and anus.
Internal hemorrhoids typically result from a constipated bowel movement, strained lifting, or even being pregnant, while external hemorrhoids occur when a blood clot develops around the rectum, causing a painful lump and rectal bleeding.
Thankfully, we have a collection of 10 safe and effective home remedies that can pacify the pain of hemorrhoids…
1. Aloe Vera
Sometimes, simply applying aloe vera to hemorrhoids will ease painful burning and itching. The great thing about aloe is that it comes in a cooling topical gel form. Look for an aloe vera that contains vitamin E for moisturizing pain relief.