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Hemorrhoids are an often-embarrassing condition that can be difficult enough to discuss,  much less to treat successfully.   Fortunately.   Although there is no definitive cure, there are more available treatment alternatives for individuals afflicted with the often painful condition. Some of the most promising treatments are less harsh and much more natural  than conventional treatments. One of the more well-liked natural treatment options for hemorrhoids includes the use of bioflavonoids, since they can provide relief with little or no side effects.

You may have learned about bioflavanoids at your local nutrition and health food store. Recently, these plant compounds have earned a very positive reputation. Bioflavonoids refer to the natural pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Researchers have identified hundreds of various bioflavonoids, with a huge number of these coming from citrus fruits. Although they have gained a good reputation for purportedly promoting good health, there still is not enough conclusive study. Some people call bioflavonoids vitamin P, but many scientists and researchers  object to this label. They disagree that there is not yet enough scientific research to support calling bioflavonoids an essential part of a healthy human diet.

Because of their purported health advantages,  many researchers have begun championing the consumption of bioflavonoids.    Preventing free radical damage, promoting clotting action,  as well as potential cancer-fighting properties are several of the healing benefits to which they have been inconclusively linked. Bioflavonoids may prove particularly helpful for patients who suffer from hemorrhoids because studies of bioflavonoids have indicated that they are able to heal and maintain capillaries, the tiny blood vessels that transfer nutrients, oxygen, hormones, and antibodies from the bloodstream to the body’s organs. Hemorrhoids happen when there is an inflammation of some of the body’s capillaries. Therefore, it might follow that ingesting enough bioflavonoids can help your body counteract the hemorrhoid-inducing inflammation.

Some researchers and nutrition scientists have recommend the use of bioflavonoids as a hemorrhoid-treatment process. In order to integrate bioflavonoids into your diet, try supplementing your diet with lots bioflavonoid-rich food, especially vegetables and fruits. Foods high in bioflavonoids include citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits and lemons.

Also high in bioflavonoid content are cantaloupes, black currants, grapes, blackberries,  apricots, and cherries. Vegetables high in bioflavanoids include broccoli and green leafy vegetables.  More over, rutin is a popular bioflavonoid found in some wheat and plant products. Bioflavonoid supplements can also be bought at your local natural health food store.

Bioflavonoids have been reported to be most successful for persons who suffer from mild to moderate hemorrhoids. There are studies that claim that they can be remarkably effective in reducing ordinary hemorrhoid symptoms. Through the steady ingestion of bioflavanoids,  discharge, pain, and anal discomfort caused by hemorrhoids can be eliminated.

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