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Home remedies for hernia

A hernia is a painful condition which affects people who are over 50 years old. It develops into your diaphragm. That is a muscular area between your chest and lower abdomen. Once, it’s formed it will appear like a lump. A hernia commonly occurs in lower abdomen. However, in some cases, it has affected the groin, belly button and upper thigh. You can find plenty of natural ways to prevent hernia. But sometimes the problem develops and then home remedies doesn’t work. In this case, the patient has to undergo hernia surgery.

What are the symptoms of hernia?

These are the following symptoms which can detect hernia:

     The bulge in the groin
     Burning sensation in the bulge
     Pain in the bulge
     Pain in the groin

Home remedies for hernia

     Chamomile tea: Chamomile tea is one of the trusted ways to treat health problems like hernia. Chamomile contains antioxidants and also soothing properties as well. These properties can help to reduce the pain and inflammation in the muscles of your stomach. A hernia can cause heartburn as well.

     Cinnamon tea: Cinnamon is a potent spice. It has plenty of anti-inflammatory properties. Consuming cinnamon tea can soothe inner linings of your stomach. You might feel pain after having a meal when you are suffering from a hernia. Cinnamon tea will help to relieve the pain. The best thing is that natural sources don’t contain adverse effects, you can consume cinnamon tea directly.

     Warm water therapy: One of the simplest yet effective way to treat hernia is to consume warm water on an empty stomach. This will heal the internal inflammation. You should try consuming at least a glass of warm water early in the morning. If pain and swelling do not reduce, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

     Apple cider vinegar: According to health experts, it has been regarded as an anti-inflammatory agent. It’s known to neutralize the acidity which is caused by a hernia. You should include apple cider vinegar into your diet when suffering from heartburn. You can add this to various recipes to get the desired result. If you feel chest burn after consuming apple cider vinegar, then you should consult your doctor.

     Ginger root: Ginger root is an ideal option to treat hernia. You should opt for ginger juice as it contains anti-inflammatory properties. Consuming raw ginger is equally used to reduce the pain which hernia brings. You should go to your healthcare provider and refrain from self-medication.

     Black pepper: Powdered black pepper can do a lot more than you think. You might have used the spice for flavor, however there are plenty of health benefits. Black pepper has been a part of home remedies for centuries. You can opt it to treat hernia. The compounds which are found in peppers are said to be useful when treating hernia.

     Castor seeds:The oil derived from castor seeds is essential to maintain your stomach health. Castor seeds also helps in digestion. You can also use castor seed oil on the affected area to remove any painful symptoms. The oil can also cause inflammation.

     Use ice pack: A hernia also contributes to swelling, bloating and redness. This will be very painful to the patient and it brings a lot of discomforts too. You can relieve this situation by applying an ice pack on the affected area. It will lower the intensity of swelling or redness.

Aloe vera: Aloe vera is a natural pain reliever that is able to treat hernia pain in short duration. You can extract the juice from aloe vera and you can reap the benefits. You should drink this juice on an empty stomach every morning. 

author name: Dr. Vaibhav Kapoor

author bio: Specialty in Laser & Laparoscopic surgeries with 8+ years of experience

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