Doctors have reported that patients are a bit apprehensive in reporting and talking about anal conditions that they may be experiencing. This apprehension and embarrassment is completely understandable. Dreading an anal examination is completely understandable. However, it is necessary to talk to your doctor and understand the options of treatment that are available to you. Understanding your condition, and more so how to treat your condition is essential to your good health.
Most anal conditions are diagnosed as being a hemorrhoid condition. This condition is very common in both men and women, but is more common in men than women. Women tend to develop the condition during pregnancy or during delivery. Older individuals, especially those who have been diagnosed with liver or heart disease, are usually more susceptible to developing the condition as well.
If embarrassment is a factor, then there are a variety of hemorrhoids treatment options available to you that you can do in the convenience and personal environment of your own home. It is important, however to talk to your doctor in order to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. You will find that once the conversation between you and your doctor begins that the embarrassment will diminish and be replaced with solutions that will lead to your comfort and recovery.
Most doctors recommend that you create a diet regimen that is high in fiber and plenty of fluids. The reason for this is that the leading cause of this anal condition is excessive straining during bowel movements during diarrhea or constipation. Diarrhea and constipation is usually caused from in in-balanced diet that is usually high in fat and low in fiber.
Foods that are low in fiber are most generally found in processed foods or fast foods. If you eat fast foods more that once a week, you should really try to limit this. Also processed foods such as TV dinners and frozen pizza are also very low in fiber and you should limit those as well. Cheese and ice cream are also a couple of common foods that are very low in fiber.
You should replace these foods with high fiber foods that come from plants, such as beans, whole grains, and many vegetables such as carrots, cabbage, and brussel sprouts. Vegetables that are canned or frozen contain the same amount of fiber as fresh vegetables. However, dried vegetables tend to lose their ability to contain fiber.
Talk to your doctor today. Making simple lifestyle changes can greatly improve your condition and your health. Your healthcare provider will be able to create a personal hemorrhoids treatment regimen that will get you back onto the road of recovery. And you find that very simple changes in your life will make a huge improvement to your health.