Some simple ways to prevent hemorrhoids from developing are to one, consume enough fiber in your diet anywhere from 20 to 35 grams of fiber in a given day. Make sure you consume enough liquids. Okay. This will help you avoid becoming constipated. When you are on the commode doing your business, don’t stay for prolonged periods of time, avoid straining. If necessary, you may need to use some stool softeners, but these are some very basic things that you can do to avoid having issues with hemorrhoids.