The best medicine for hemorrhoids does not come in a tube or a jar. In fact, you will not find it in any pharmacy or grocery store. The best way to get rid of hemorrhoids? Utilization of natural methods.
That does not, however, mean that over the counter hemorrhoid treatments are useless. They can provide relief and may be successfully used in conjuction with a natural approach to hemorrhoid relief. Let's look at what over-the-counter medications for hemorrhoids can (and can not do).
Most over the counter medicines for hemorrhoids do one or more of three things. They may serve to reduce pain due to the presence of a mild local anesthetic. They may decrease swelling somewhat if they contain a vascular constricting ingredient. Finally, they may provide some relief during bowel movements by lubricating the affected area.
Those are all nice advantages to using a medication or cream. However, … Read More