All of the surgical procedures one can employ to remove hemorrhoids can sound incredibly frightening and risky, especially at first. To offset this risk, however, one can employ a natural cure, several of which exist. Most of the natural remedies for hemorrhoids work best for external rather than internal hemorrhoids (the difference between the two kinds of hemorrhoids is that external ones are visible while internal ones are up inside the rectum), although some (such as the ones that involve diet changes) are also effective for internal hemorrhoids, as well.
A natural cure is what is called a “setz bath” – a warm bath that is only for the buttocks. These setz baths should be taken before and after each bowel movement to be most effective. One of the causes of hemorrhoids is that the rectum is tense and tight, which leads to the chafing of the inner rectal wall. This is especially true after the tensing and loosening (repeatedly) during a bowel movement. A setz bath allows the rectum to remain loose and relaxed, preventing further chafing. The best tool for a setz bath is a large bowl that can be easily filled with hot water. The buttocks can then be eased into the hot or warm water and left there. Setz baths, to be effective, should last about ten minutes a piece.
Another natural remedy is to eat a lot of citrus. Citrus contains bioflavonoids, which strengthen the inner walls of the rectal blood vessels. When the inner walls of the blood vessels are strengthened, the existing hemorrhoids are cured and future hemorrhoids are prevented from forming. Bioflavonoids can also be ingested in dietary supplements found at natural health stores. Bioflavonoids cannot be seen as a quick fix for the problem of hemorrhoids, of course. There is no such thing. However, adding bioflavonoid to a diet can have a significant different with regards to the prevention and cure of hemorrhages.
Exercise of all types help to prevent and cure this problem. This, too, can be seen as a natural cure for hemorrhoids. By keeping blood flowing steadily into the rectal blood vessels, keeping the metabolism working properly, and smoothing the digestive process, adding exercise (within reason, given the severity of the condition) can make a world of a difference when it comes to getting rid of hemorrhoids. There are many different ways to get rid of those hemorrhoids, so find the one that works best for you.