Hemorrhoids can have various effects, including anemia.
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Do not underestimate constipation or the condition when you have difficulty defecating. When this we ignore it will cause complaints in the form of hemorrhoids or hemorrhoids or hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are a common disease or often complained about. Unfortunately, even though it feels uncomfortable, hemorrhoids sufferers often ignore it. Most of them are ashamed to see a doctor because they are considered a disgrace. If this continues, it will raise the risk of other diseases, such as anemia.
Vena Hemorrhoid Surgery Center, Medan City Branch, dr. Freddy Tambunan, Sp.B, explained that hemorrhoids are generally caused by chronic constipation. This condition occurs due to swelling of the blood vessels around the anus due to increased pressure.
“We recommend that if you already know or have hemorrhoids, you should immediately do an examination and consultation with a doctor, because hemorrhoids are not a disgrace but a disease that must be cured,” he explained.
According to him, constipation is caused by not eating enough fiber-containing foods, such as vegetables and fruits. He suggested drinking water at least 2 liters a day. This is useful for making the stool soft and solid, so that it does not cause difficulty when defecating.
Apart from constipation or constipation, he continued, there are several other conditions that can increase the risk of hemorrhoids, such as genetic factors, increasing age, pregnancy, obesity, sitting or standing too long, and lifting heavy weights.
Common symptoms that are usually felt by sufferers of hemorrhoids are burning sensation and pain after defecating, bleeding during bowel movements, and a lump around the anus. These symptoms can be prevented by changing lifestyle patterns. Be diligent in eating fibrous foods such as fruits and vegetables, diligently drinking water, diligently exercising and getting enough rest.