Hernia repair surgery

A hernia is a condition where the inner layers of the abdominal wall become so weak that the lining of the abdomen bulges out into a small sac. There are different kinds of hernias which can include those found in the groin area. These kinds of hernias are called inguinal hernias. A hernia in the […]

Haital hernia treatment

Haital hernia patients do not usually require any treatment in absence of symptoms. However, persistent symptoms like heartburn and acid reflux may call for surgery or medications. Sometimes the symptoms can be reduced by adapting to simple lifestyle changes which include avoiding cigarettes, limiting caffeine intakes, controlling diet, avoiding alcohol, wearing loose clothing around the […]

Hiatal hernia symptoms

If you are suffering from a hiatal hernia, symptoms may not present themselves immediately. This is a problem that occurs when there is a weakness in the diaphragm of the upper stomach. One of the reasons that hiatal hernia symptoms may not be immediately recognized is that they often take the form of heartburn. For […]

Inguinal hernia

When a part of the small intestines bulges through a weak area in the lower abdominal muscle the condition is called an inguinal hernia. Sometimes intra-abdominal fat can also bulge through this weak abdominal muscle in the groin area. The groin area is between the abdomen and the thigh. There is an inguinal ring in […]

Hiatal hernia

A hiatal hernia is a common condition that is caused when the upper part of the stomach protrudes through the opening in the diaphragm and into the esophagus. For most people, small hiatal hernias do not cause too much trouble and can often go undetected until a doctor finds it when checking for other conditions. […]