Hiatus hernia natural treatment
Characteristics of hiatus hernia
HIATUS HERNIA or HIATAL HERNIA is the introduction of part of the stomach into the chest through the hole in the diaphragm muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen.
This hole that allows the passage of the digestive tract through the diaphragm is called a hiatus, so this anomaly is known as hiatus hernia or hiatal hernia.
Symptoms of hiatus hernia
The main symptoms of hiatus hernia are:
Causes of hiatus hernia
The cause that produces this anomaly is the weakening of the muscles that could have been caused by:
- Prolonged and violent contractions of the muscles, such as occur in prolonged and habitual vomiting or intense effort without prior preparation, etc.
Diagnostics and treatment of hiatus hernia
Hiatal hernia in most situations requires appropriate treatment to reduce heartburn symptoms than reflux of stomach acid will cause and are normally associated with it.
Besides the burning sensation that the acidity of gastric juices causes, it must be controlled to avoid greater problems, such as inflammation of the esophagus (esophagitis), ulcers in the esophagus (peptic ulcer) and even possibility of developing malignant tumors.
Normally a treatment with antacids and following a set of rules enable control of the disease. Sometimes, when you can not control the acidity, it requires surgery.
It should be checked if this disease is not accompanied by other symptoms such as dizziness, vomiting, shortness of breath, etc. that could indicate a heart problem, in which case you should go to the doctor promptly.
The natural treatment for hiatus hernia supposes the use of a series of natural resources that help to improve the symptoms of those affected.
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