Natural plant treatment for hiatal hernia

How to treat hiatus hernia naturally


What is a hiatal 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.

Consequences of hiatal hernia

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.

Symptoms of hiatus hernia

man with acid reflux

One of the main symptoms of hiatal hernia is the presence of acid reflux into the esophagus.(Drawing by courtesy of

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 originated by:

Diagnostics of hiatus hernia

The possible existence of a hiatus hernia forces the patient to undergo a medical examination to find out what are the causes that produce heartburn, stomach pain or tightness in the chest.

Medical tests may need blood tests, endoscopy, logos or manometry.

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.

Treatment of hiatus hernia

If there is a hiatus hernia, the treatment is mainly based on the application of medicines to neutralize the acidity (antacids), decrease acidity production or completely block it.

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.

Normally a treatment with antacids and following some useful advice enable control of the disease. Sometimes, when you can not control the acidity, it requires surgery.

What is the natural treatment for hiatus hernia?

Aloe vera

Some medicinal plants, such as aloe vera, can be used to treat hernial hiatus naturally

The natural treatment for hiatus hernia supposes the use of a series of natural resources that help to improve the symptoms of those affected. They include the following:

A medicinal plant treatment for hiatus hernia

A suitable diet for hiatus hernia

– Prevention for hiatus hernia

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