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Anal Problems
What is it?
An itching bottom is a common irritation, often aggravated by scratching. Sweat, poor hygiene rough or tight clothing, worms, thrush, rashes, piles and sitting down for lengthy periods of time may be causes. Anal bleeding or pain can also have several causes including, piles, bowel disorder, ulcers or anal fissures. Always consult a doctor if itching persists or when there is bleeding.
Itchy bottom, thrush, rashes, piles, anal fissures, anal bleeding.
Conventional Practice:
Doctors approach anal problems in similar ways to those of alternative therapists, pain can be eased by a hot bath. In all cases of anal itching, avoid scratching and keep the area clean and dry.
Alternative Treatments:
  Treating illness with highly concentrated oils extracted from plants is known as aromatherapy. These highly scented extracts-called essences or essential oils-contain the substances that give plants their smell. Aromatherapists believe that many also have medicinal properties. More Info
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info

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