• Piles (Hemorrhoids) Risk Factors

Risk Factors
  • Chronic constipation
  • Low-fiber diet
  • Lack of exercise
  • Low water intake
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity, especially with a wide waistline
  • Sedentary lifestyle with long periods of sitting
  • Gastrointestinal disorders such as Irritable Bowel Disease, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, etc.
  • Family history of hemorrhoids
  • Old age
  • Liver disease or heart disease that causes backflow of blood into the abdomen and pelvis
  • Frequent lifting or holding heavy objects
  • Chronic cough
  • Overuse of laxatives or enemas