Hiatal Hernia

Hiatial hernia occurs when part of the stomach is pushed into the diaphragm. This is caused by weakened muscles and could be brought on by an injury, unsual stress on the area or sometimes pregnancy or obesity. A small hiatal hernia may never even be noticed. A large hiatal hernia causes painful symptoms of heartburn and nausea. Learn more about this condition including symptoms, how you are diagnosed and treatment.

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