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Hiatus Hernia

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Causes

The cause of Hiatus Hernia is not known. The result of a weakening of the supporting tissue can lead to this condition. Children can have this condition from birth. It is usually associated with reflux of stomach fluids into the oesophagus.

Anything that puts intense pressure on the abdomen including persistent or severe coughing or vomiting, straining while going to the bathroom, pregnancy or lifting heavy objects can contribute to hiatal hernias.

Hiatus hernias are very common, especially in people over 50 years old. This can lead to the entry of gastric acid from the stomach into the esophagus.

Obesity and smoking may be risk factors in adults.

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ianday7 Monday, April 23, 2012
hiatushernia is uncurable what are the precaution we need to take and please tell me is it is dangerous?
Somya Sunday, August 15, 2010
can exercising like push-ups or sit-ups cause or hernia or if somebody has already contracted hernia then will it be aggravated due push-ups or sit-ups or pull-ups
rajesh_kumar Wednesday, July 15, 2009
is haitus hernia a congenital condition ? If not then what is the cause of it
guest Saturday, May 17, 2008

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