Summer is the season of high incidence of anorectal diseases such as hemorrhoids. Hot summer weather, excessive fatigue, insufficient rest time, etc. often make the gastrointestinal turbidity cannot be discharged in time, and congestion can cause hemorrhoids in the anus. In addition, in summer, people like to eat spicy food, various barbecues, and drink cold beer, which greatly increases the problems of dry stool and difficulty in defecation, and constipation is an important factor in inducing hemorrhoids. In addition, food is prone to spoilage in summer, and a little carelessness can easily cause acute gastroenteritis, leading to diarrhea and the onset of diseases such as hemorrhoids. As for those white-collar workers who sit on soft seats for a long time, they can easily cause hemorrhoids because of the lack of exercise due to prolonged sitting and lack of exercise.
In order to prevent anorectal diseases, experts remind that special attention should be paid to the following points in summer:
1. Emotional aspects
Excessive thoughts can damage the spleen and stomach, or be irritable and angry, leading to stagnation of liver qi, resulting in stagnation of qi and blood, blockage of the meridians, and interlacing of collaterals and hemorrhoids.
Don't eat iced food directly, don't be greedy for cold drinks, don't drink a lot of alcohol, don't overeat spicy food, eat less pickled products, barbecue, and fatty food. You should eat more fiber-rich foods such as whole grains, vegetables and fruits to increase bowel movements, maintain smooth bowel movements, eliminate intestinal harmful substances and carcinogens, prevent constipation, and reduce the occurrence of anorectal diseases.
3. Defecation habits
Get up early with a glass of cold boiled water, light salt water or honey water to stimulate gastrointestinal peristalsis, and develop the habit of defecation half an hour after waking up or after breakfast. If you have the intention of having a bowel movement, you can't force it. Don't read books, newspapers, play mobile phones, play games, squat for a long time, or use excessive force during defecation. Establish regular defecation regularity. In short, maintaining a normal defecation regularity has a certain positive effect on anal health and strengthening physical fitness.
4. Partial exercise
Do levator anus exercises every morning and evening to improve local blood circulation and enhance anal sphincter function for 10-30 minutes each time to increase muscle tension and reduce the occurrence of anorectal diseases such as hemorrhoids or prolapse.
It is easy to sweat in the hot summer, especially to keep the local area clean and dry. Wash the perineum and anal area with warm water after defecation and before going to bed. Change underwear and underwear frequently to keep the area clean and stay away from anorectal diseases.
Avoid sitting for a long time, standing for a long time, and squatting for a long time at work. You should pay attention to the combination of work and rest. Work properly for a certain period of time to improve local blood circulation and reduce the occurrence of various anorectal diseases.
The above are some ways to prevent anorectal diseases. As long as we pay a little attention in our daily life, we can prevent and reduce the occurrence of anorectal diseases and spend the summer safely.