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Hiatal Hernia Causes & Treatment by herniasurgery Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 12:38pm A hiatal hernia occurs when a portion of the stomach slips into the chest cavity. One of the most common factors that lead to a hiatal hernia is an abnormally large hiatus. This refers to the opening through which the esophagus passes from the chest to the abdomen. Another factor may be because of loose attachment between the esophagus and diap ... Read on »
Hiatal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach bulges through your diaphragm into your chest cavity. Introduction A hernia occurs when one part of the body protrudes through a gap or opening into another part. A hiatal hernia forms at the opening in your diaphragm where your food pipe (esophagus) joins your stomach. Part ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD. Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hi ... Read on »
Hiatal Hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Any time an internal body part pushes into an area where it doesn't belong, it's called a hernia. The hiatus is an opening in the diaphragm – the muscular wall separating the chest cavity from the abdomen. Normally, the esophagus (food pipe) goes through the hiatus and attaches to the stomach. In a hiatal hernia (also called hiatus herni ... Read on »
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Hiatal Hernias? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 9:34pm Someone emailed me in response to my comment that hiatal hernias may be related to sleep apnea. He basically said that my ideas were nonsense. Here’s what I wrote back: “Thanks for taking time to comment. I did mention that it’s a hypothesis, and yet to be proven. In my opinion, a hiatal hernia is similar to having a deviated nasal septum. ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Following Nissen Fundoplication by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 8:59am In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: T ... Read on »
Hiatal Hernia: An Overlooked Cause of Disease by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 12:32pm Great article! Hope you all enjoy! By: Steven H. Horne About three years ago Jack Ritchason, a naturopathic physician, corrected a health problem I must have carried since childhood–a hiatal hernia. The impact this simple maneuver has had on my health has amazed me. I immediately noticed a difference in my lung capacity and my digestio ... Read on »
Hmmmm...a hiatal hernia by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Thu 02 May 2013 12:00am So hot of the presses, I called Dr. LJ's office to find the results of the double endoscopy.  I'll evidently be getting a letter detailing everything. The good news is that my colonoscopy is completely normal and negative for everything.  I guess I'll just rely on Immodium to stabilize things once I am off meds and take it from there. ... Read on »
Health Tip: Triggers for Hiatal Hernia by Medline Plus Posted Mon 26 Aug 2013 7:00am Here's what may cause the condition Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hiatal Hernia Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »