Hernias

  • Symptoms Of Hernia

    A hernia is a common medical issue occurring when tissue or a portion of an internal organ bulges through an opening or weak spot in muscle tissue. Although the majority of hernias occur in the abdomen, they can occur in other parts of the body as well. Hernias are...
  • What is a Hiatal Hernia

    When the opening between the diaphragm and the esophagus grows too large, a hiatal hernia can result. This type of hernia occurs when the top of the stomach bulges through the opening and into the chest. Although the exact cause of a hiatal hernia is unknown, medical researchers have...
  • Hernia: An Overview

    Understanding a Hernia A hernia is a displaced organ protruding through the wall of its container. They are most common in the abdomen area. There are various types of hernias, some more common than others depending on genders. There are umbilical hernia, inguinal hernia, femoral hernia and hiatal hernia....
  • How to Prevent a Hernia

    Hernias occur when an organ is able to push through a gap in the muscles that hold it in place. While many hernias are painless and are typically not dangerous, they do require surgery to correct. For this reason, it’s best to try and prevent them before they happen....
  • Abdominal Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    What Is Abdominal Pain? Abdominal pain in most cases is pain that mostly occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. Mostly referred to as stomach ache. This pain can either be mild, dull, sharp, intermittent or in form of cramps. So, what are the most possible causes of stomach...
  • Hernia Treatment Options

    A hernia is characterized by a protrusion of an organ or other structure through a body cavity where it is typically contained. A hernia may produce slight to no pain. There are several causes for hernias including genetics, straining, lifting heavy objects or obesity. The danger presented by a...