What foods help a hiatal hernia?

Answer A hiatal hernia--which occurs when part of your stomach pushes up toward your esophagus--can cause heartburn, acid reflux and even chest pain. But there are foods that can help you if you are suffe... Read More »

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What foods can i eat with a hiatal hernia?

Hiatal hernias form where your diaphragm meets your stomach. Hiatal hernias can cause certain types of food and acid to get pressed down into the esophagus causing heartburn, nausea, chest pain, e... Read More »

What is the difference between a hiatal hernia and an abdominal hernia?

different from abdominal hernias in that it is not visible on the outside of the body. With a hiatal hernia, the stomach bulges upward through the

What are the causes of hiatal hernia?

A hiatal hernia occurs when part of your stomach slips up into your chest through the hiatus, the hole in your diaphragm that allows your esophagus to pass through. A hiatal hernia may be caused by... Read More »

How big can a hiatal hernia get?

A hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach pushes up into the esophagus. Most hiatal hernias are small, and often present no symptoms. However, some can grow quite large and require medical in... Read More »