How Common Are Piles?
Both women and men commonly experience piles. About half of the populations have piles by age fifty. Women often experience piles during pregnancy. The pressure of the baby in the abdomen, as well as hormonal changes, cause the hemorrhoidal vessels to enlarge. These vessels are also placed under severe pressure during childbirth. For most women, however, piles caused by pregnancy may be temporary or permanent. So many women continue to suffer in silence for years and disease reaches lie threatening stages