Alcohol and Hemorrhoids – Does Alcohol Affect Hemorrhoids

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Does Alcohol Affect Hemorrhoids?  Are alcohol and hemorrhoids compatible?  These are the most frequently asked questions by hemorrhoids surfers. Alcohol by itself can not cause hemorrhoids, since there is only indirect connection between one and developing hemorrhoids, however alcohol can make your hemorrhoids worse.

As you know your piles are actually engorged congested veins in your anus. Their congestion is caused by disproportion between incoming and outgoing blood flow in corresponding affected hemorrhoidal vein due to sluggish blood circulation. This disproportion leads to engorgement of corresponding vein as well.

Although moderate drinking of quality alcohol may have beneficial effect on your health by promoting dissolution of engorged blood clots including hemorrhoids, thus protecting your body against heart attack and stroke. On the other hand the excessive consumption of one may lead to the increase of this engorgement. What is more, the corresponding hemorrhoidal blood clot may burst and your hemorrhoids may start bleeding. In addition, heavy drinking increases the risk for high blood pressure and risk for hemorrhagic stroke. Since the amount of alcohol that corresponds to moderate drinking vary from person to person and even small quantities of one may cause the same harmful effect on given person that resembles the negative effect of heavy drinking on another person. Therefore, the best way is to avoid consumption of alcohol completely.

Another mechanism by which alcohol affects your hemorrhoids is its dehydration action.  As you know dehydration leads to constipation. It is proven that constipation is a leading cause for hemorrhoids development.

Another negative action of alcohol on your body worth noting is that it has negative impact on your liver’s health. It is proven that there is a direct and indirect connection between the health condition of your liver and hemorrhoids. The health problems of your liver may lead to  complication of your hemorrhoids condition, namely cirrhosis of liver may lie beneath every aggravation hemorrhoids.

Please have in mind that low alcoholic drinks such as beer and liquors exhibit above mentioned negative features of the alcohol. Therefore, the also should be avoided and should not be used as a possible  replacement for strong alcoholic drinks.

Just replace them with 8 glasses of water daily and you will be fine. 

In conclusion: Consumption of alcohol puts at risk not only your hemorrhoids but your overall health. Alcohol and hemorrhoids are incompatible. Even small quantities of alcohol may trigger another flare up. What is more, they may cause hemorrhoids rapture and bleeding. If you suffer from hemorrhoids it is advisable to avoid alcoholic drinks including light alcoholic drinks such as beer and liquor.

 Another substance that is incompatible with your hemorrhoids ailment is caffeine. You can learn more about hemorrhoids and caffeine   and how to easily exclude caffeine from your diet by visiting our post devote to it.

 You may discover  more about all natural hemorrhoid treatment by visiting our site as well.

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