If you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia or finding that you have hiatal hernia symptoms it is best important to see your doctor or healthcare to determine the best treatment for you. Hiatal hernia is cause as our supportive and surrounding tissues is weakening due to advancing age, smoking and obeesity.
The symptoms of hiatal hernia are mostly heartburn, chest pain and difficulty in swallowing. These symptoms occur not as a direct result of the hiatal hernia itself but as a result of what the hernia allows…the backflow of food and stomach acid into the esophagus. Many people report an increase in symptoms when lifting heavy objects, lying down, leaning forward or straining. Hiatal hernia affects both sexes equally. Although it can occur at any age, the disorder has the highest incidence in elderly people. Hiatal hernia is also common in overweight people and in people who frequently sustain intense physical effort such as weight lifting.
Hiatal hernia can be effectively cured by chaning our lifestyle. The diet we daily take, avoid spispy and oily food, reduce or stop smoking and drinking hard liquors. Avoid heavy exercise such as weight lifting.