Diet for Hemorrhoids: Natural Relief

By: Cristian Ocampo

Edited by: Pedro Andrés Calvo

In the quest for relief from the discomfort of hemorrhoids, understanding which foods to avoid can be a crucial step toward managing this common condition. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of hemorrhoid-friendly eating by highlighting the foods to avoid. Stay tuned, and don’t let hemorrhoids ruin your day

What Are Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in the rectal or anal area, often causing discomfort, pain, and bleeding. External hemorrhoids develop beneath the skin surrounding the anus, while internal hemorrhoids form within the lining of the anus and the lower rectum. (1)

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Foods for Hemorrhoids Diet

Fiber is crucial for hemorrhoid management as it prevents strain during bowel movements, a major factor in their development. Eating fiber-rich foods like fruits and vegetables can help alleviate hemorrhoid symptoms. Here are some natural allies against hemorrhoids(2): 

– Wholegrain cereals
– Fruits and vegetables
– Wholemeal bread and pasta
– Brown rice
– Beans and lentils
– Nuts and seeds

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Foods to Avoid with Hemorrhoids:

If chronic constipation is the root cause of your hemorrhoids, it’s advisable to limit your consumption of low-fiber foods, such as (3): 

– Chips
– Cheese
– Fast food
– Spicy food
– Frozen food
– Deli meats

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How to Avoid Hemorrhoids?

If you’re currently hemorrhoid-free, you have a great chance to prevent them. Other than a fiber-rich diet, consider these prevention tips (4):

– Drinking plenty of water
– Avoid straining
– Avoid prolonged toilet sitting
– Avoid heavy lifting

In conclusion, making informed dietary choices is essential for hemorrhoid management. Also, remember to avoid trigger foods, perform moderate physical activities, and explore the natural benefits of Hemozel Cream for added relief. Finally, prioritize consulting a healthcare professional for personalized guidance in your journey toward better well-being.


[1] National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. Hemorrhoids. Retrieved on August 29, 2023:

[2] National Health Service NHS. Piles (Lifestyle changes). Retrieved on August 29, 2023:

[3] National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. Hemorrhoids. Retrieved on August 29, 2023:

[4] National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. Treatment of Hemorrhoids. How can I treat my hemorrhoids? Retrieved on August 31, 2023:


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