Hemorrhoid treatment Toronto by Chinese medicine and Acupuncture

Hemorrhoids can cause severe pain and are embarrassing to speak about. The conventional solutions are either rather ineffective or invasive(surgery) with weeks of painful recovery without guarantee of not coming back.

For people who suffer from hemorrhoids and fissures. Kampo Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture clinic provides patients with natural, effective and non-invasive alternatives

What is hemorrhoid and its symptoms?

According to Mayo Clinic, nearly three out of four adults will have hemorrhoids from time to time. This percentage is even higher in women from the childbirth process and complicated pelvic organ structure.

Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are stagnated veins in the anus and lower rectum, similar in nature to varicose veins(also more common in women). Hemorrhoids can develop inside the rectum (internal hemorrhoids) or under the skin around the anus (external hemorrhoids).

External Hemorrhoid Symptoms
  • Itching or irritation in the anal region
  • Pain or discomfort
  • Swelling around the anus
  • Bleeding
Internal Hemorrhoid Symptoms

Internal hemorrhoids lie inside the rectum. You usually can't see or feel them, and they rarely cause discomfort. But straining or irritation when passing stool can cause:

Painless bleeding during bowel movements. You might notice small amounts of bright red blood on your toilet tissue or in the toilet. A hemorrhoid to push through the anal opening (prolapsed or protruding hemorrhoid), resulting in pain and irritation.

Thrombosed hemorrhoids

If blood pools in an external hemorrhoid and forms a clot (thrombus), it can result in:

  • Severe pain
  • Swelling
  • Inflammation
  • A hard lump near your anus

Safety First

Don't assume rectal bleeding is due to hemorrhoids, especially if you have changes in bowel habits or if your stools change in color or consistency. Rectal bleeding can occur with other diseases, including colorectal cancer and anal cancer.

Seek emergency care if you have large amounts of rectal bleeding, lightheadedness, dizziness or faintness.

How does Chinese medicine work on the hemorrhoid?

Chinese medicine addresses two main pathogenic factors of hemorrhoids: Blood stagnation/clotting and inflammation. By carefully assessing the history, signs and symptoms, Experienced Chinese medicine practitioners will carefully select a team of herbs to form a herbal formula to address the underlying problems. In the formula, some herbs can promote circulation, some can resolving clots,some can reduce inflammation, some can help the bowel movement and constipation, also there are herbs can target the rectum and anal areas, which will guide other herbs reach the targeted area in order to maximize the effects.

n, some may have more bleeding, so the choice of herbs and dosages will adjust to the individual differences. As the treatment goes on, and conditions get better, the symptoms usually will change their severities, some other factors may come to surface, therefore the contents of the formulas will need to adjust accordingly.

The end goal is to eliminate all the symptoms, as well as keep the factors, e.g. inflammation, blood circulation and clots, bowel movement to the normal level that is manageable on its own. In addition to lifestyle changes: good eating habit, maintain active, etc.

Dalu Wang, R.TCMP, R.Ac has practiced alternative medicine and Acupuncture for nearly a decade. He has intensely studied and practiced Kampo, an ancient school of Chinese herbal medicine and has learned some very effective herbal treatment for hemorrhoid and blood stagnation related conditions. He also researched heavily on modern medical science and truly understands the close relationship between blood coagulation and inflammatory response. His treatment is the result of understanding both the patho-physiology of the hemorrhoid and the natural solutions for this problem. If you are suffering from this painful, embarrassing condition and looking for safe and effective alternatives, you can call the clinic or go online to book your consultation with Dalu.

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