Hemorrhoids are also known as a disorder or disease of the rectum. Hemorrhoids can cause swelling of the anus lips, and even in some cases accompanied by bleeding. This will make the patient feel uncomfortable. According to Dr. Ari Fahrial, a digestive health expert from RSCM, adult lifestyle communities allows increasing prevalence of hemorrhoids. Lifestyle in question is the lack of drinking water, eating less fiber, and lack of move. However, hemorrhoids are the same as other diseases, which could be prevented. There are some tips to prevent the occurrence of hemorrhoids.
Prevent Hemorrhoids =
- Increase the fiber and drinking water.
Patients with hemorrhoids generally push hard during bowel movements. Straining when defecating can cause enlargement of the blood vessels in the anus and in the end lead to hemorrhoids. Someone who often push hard during bowel movements, it was a sign they were experiencing constipation. This possibility can be triggered due to lack of drinking water and less fibrous foods. Therefore, eating fiber and drinking water in order to smooth bowel movement. Fiber source can be from vegetables, fruits, cereals, and gelatin.
- Many moves.
People who are fewer moves each day will be at high risk of having hemorrhoids. Therefore, do not be lazy to move. Multiply walk either inside or outside the home. Also, try to exercise at least three to five times or 150 minutes a week.
- Not too much sitting.
Sitting for a long time can cause pressure in the anus, and this can lead to hemorrhoids. Therefore, avoid sitting for too long, and do simple things while standing, for example, when on a call. According to Dr. Ari, if the job requires you to sit for a long time, then often took the time to stand up, for example, every 2 hours.
- Avoid lingering in the toilet.
Today many people are bringing smartphones to the toilet as a ‘friend’ while defecating. This allows them to linger in the toilet due to preoccupation operate a smartphone. In fact, sitting too long in the closet also allows a person to develop hemorrhoids and allow bacteria to stick to the body. So, avoid lingering on the toilet.