Treating hemorrhoids with Kegel exercises
Kegel exercises appeared in the forties of the last century. It was invented by Dr. Arnold Kegel. It helps to strengthen the pelvic muscles. But it can also be resorted to in order to treat many other problems, including the symptoms and pain of hemorrhoids.
Kegel exercises for hemorrhoids
You know that you can do Kegel exercises in order to tighten the pelvic muscles and narrow the vagina. But what you do not think is that you can also resort to it to treat hemorrhoids and their annoying symptoms.
If you want to use Kegel exercises to treat hemorrhoids, we recommend that you take these useful steps:
Sit on a chair and tighten the muscles in your lower body and maintain the contracted position, counting from 1 to 3.
But be careful and don't tighten those muscles until you feel pain.
Return the muscles to their normal position and relax a bit.
Repeat the same movement 5 times. And each time, increase the number of minutes during which you tighten the muscles in your lower body.
Try to do this exercise daily and you will definitely feel better with time.
If you suffer from inflammation of hemorrhoids and sit for long hours in front of a computer screen or at home, we advise you to take a rest for 5 minutes once every two hours. It is best to also walk or do one of these light exercises twice a day for 10 to 15 minutes.
Stand with your thighs clasped and your buttocks flexed.
Hold this position for 10 seconds and then slowly relax, keeping your thighs intertwined.
You can do the same exercise in a sitting position.
In this case, sit on a chair and breathe in while tensing your buttock muscles for 10 seconds.
Then slowly relax for another 10 seconds.
Repeat this exercise 10 times, resting from time to time. It helps you get rid of the annoying symptoms of hemorrhoids, which sitting for long hours helps to exacerbate them.
But always make sure to drink water and eat fruits and vegetables.