We have a 2014 KECC Chair!
Have you been searching the Internet for some advice on hemorrhoids? If so, you've come to the right place because this article is an excellent source. Of course, due to the discomfort caused by hemorrhoids, you need accurate and quality information. The below article will provide you with this needed information. Take note of your salt intake when struggling with hemorrhoids. Consuming lots of salt can cause the body and hemorrhoids to swell. If your food seems too bland without using salt there are many spices and herbs that will add new and exciting flavors to your foods without the effects of added salt,louis vuitton discount code. If you are in a lot of pain from your hemorrhoids, go into your freezer and make an ice pack to put on your skin. Ice can help to numb the irritating aspects of your hemorrhoids,louis vuitton sunglasses discount, and can provide temporary relief for your skin. Apply ice to your skin for a quick solution. One of the things that you will need to be aware of with hemorrhoids is the impact of coughing. Try to refrain from coughing as much as possible, since this motion can strain the area of your body that is affected. Take medication if you are not able to control your cough. When you have hemorrhoids, you will want to maintain proper bowel movements at all times. One of the ways that you can facilitate this is to eat a diet that is high in fiber. Fiber will break down the foods in your body and help you to feel more relaxed. If you have hemorrhoids, make sure that you do not scratch the affected area, regardless of how much it itches. Scratching can lead to extra irritation and redness, which can increase the longevity of your condition. Resisting the temptation of scratching will go a long way in improving your condition. Use a cream to lessen the itching. Wipe the area with wetwipes after a bowel movement. This also prevents irritation. If you suspect that you may have hemorrhoids, it is important that you visit a doctor as soon as you can. Other serious illnesses can mimic hemorrhoids so you want to make sure this is what you really have. Knowing it is hemorrhoids allows your doctor to treat it properly. To prevent the development of hemorrhoids, avoid becoming constipated. Constipation can lead to straining during bowel movements, which is one of the primary causes of hemorrhoids. Eating plenty of fiber, drinking plenty of water and taking a stool softener as needed can all prevent constipation, as can daily exercise. If you have hemorrhoids, you will want to stay away from all spicy foods (chili, hot sauce). These types of foods are very irritating to any current hemorrhoids. It is also recommended to avoid coffee, beer, and all types of carbonated beverages. Until you are feeling better, the blander foods you can eat, the better off you will be. Keep your body hydrated. If your body needs more water, it absorbs water from stools. This can lead to stool becoming hard, which will mean going to the bathroom can become painful. Drink as much as you can, but at least get your recommended daily intake of water, and you will not have hemorrhoids as often. Lifting any type of heavy object is not good for your body, and can lead to hemorrhoids. The stress of lifting anything that is too heavy for you,louis vuitton official website, even if you only do it once, is the same thing that happens to your body when you are pushing too hard when trying to go to the bathroom. It might seem like a cheap trick you can use for practically any pain and that's because it is, but a simple ice pack will work wonders to help ease the pain associated with hemorrhoid flare-ups. You can use one of those cooler ice packs or simply put some ice in a plastic bag. Eating a lot of fiber will not necessarily help a hemorrhoid to disappear,louis vuitton handbags ebay, but it will help the swelling dissipate. This is because regular and fluid (not "liquid" in this context,louis vuitton discount store, but rather "easy") bowel movements will not further damage the veins and this will prevent flare-ups or even additional hemorrhoids. Reduce the amount of salt in your diet. Eating too much salt can result in the retention of fluids, which means that your blood vessels can swell. Since a hemorrhoid is basically a misplaced vein, eating too much salt will cause swelling in the hemorrhoid, too, increasing both the pain and the bleeding. After getting out of the bath or shower, try to avoid drying your rectum with a towel if you hope to avoid any hemorrhoid pain associated with flare-ups. Instead, opt for air-drying the area. This may take a little while longer, but you will most definitely appreciate the results here. If you feel the need to pass a hard stool past a hemorrhoid, try applying a coat of petroleum jelly to the area before sitting on the toilet. This can ease the passage of stool,louis vuitton discount shoes, which will reduce the pain. The jelly should also help keep the stool from breaking open the hemorrhoid and causing bleeding. If you are pregnant,louis vuitton outlet locations, eat a high fiber diet and get plenty of exercise. This will decrease your chances of getting constipation and hemorrhoids. Constipation can cause hemorrhoids and make for a very uncomfortable pregnancy, so eat plenty of greens and enjoy a more comfortable pregnancy. Practice long,louis vuitton outlet online, deep breaths to help take in more oxygen during the course of the day. The more oxygen that you have in your body, the more comfortable you will feel, which will have a direct correlation to the pain generated from hemorrhoids. Implement proper breathing techniques to improve your condition. You may have checked many places for advice on how to best treat your painful hemorrhoids. We are glad that you chose to read this article. Use the ideas we have provided and you should find yourself feeling better very soon. Just be sure to consult a doctor if needed. KECC administration office at 502-589-2296 to learn how you can become a KECC volunteer coordinator and make a bigger difference.

The KECC Charities send special thanks to all the volunteers and lead coordinators that made the 2013 KECC a success. Particular thanks to Secretary Tim Longmeyer and his team at the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, for their hard work and his commitment to excellence as the 2013 Chair.

And, of course, thank you to all the KECC donors. Your generosity shows the true meaning of "Together, We Care!"

---The Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign kicks off on August 6, 2014---

Upcoming Major Events

Wed., August 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
KECC Kickoff
Frankfort Convention Center

Fri., August 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m.
HBC Golf Scramble
Juniper Hill Golf Course
800 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Contact Karen Jones to register

Mon., August 18, 2014, 8:00 a.m.
Personnel Cabinet Golf Scramble
Wildwood Country Club
5000 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40291
Register Here

Sat., October 11, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
2014 KECC 5K Run / Walk
E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park
3000 Freys Hill Road,
Louisville, KY 40241
Register Here

Contact Kevin Middleton to promote your KECC Special Event today!


Learn More
Watch the 2014 KECC Video.


Share Your Story!

Tell us why you give through the KECC, or how you or your family has been helped by a KECC Charity! Start here

Join Our Mailing List!