Dr. VarunKumar

Treatment for Hernia

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What are Hernia?

A Hernia is seen when the internal organs or another part of the body opens through the tissue or muscle. Many hernias occur when the abdomen cavity between the chest and hips.

Forms of Hernia

  • Inguinal hernia: This type of hernia is most common in men. Intestine opens through a weak spot of lower abdominal wall.
  • Hiatal hernia: When a portion of the stomach pushes up through midriff or diaphragm into the chest cavity. This hernia is most commonly seen in people over 50 years old.
  • Umbilical hernia: This occurs when intestines push through the abdominal around the belly button area. An umbilical hernia is seen in babies and children We can notice when children are crying.
  • Ventral hernia: When a tissue or organ pushes through the abdominal muscles. It can be present from birth, and it’s most commonly seen at some point during a lifetime.

Symptoms

  • Swelling or bulge around the affected area
  • Pain around the bulge area
  • Aching sensation
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Some hernia includes swallowing trouble, chest pain, and heartburn

Prevention

  • Maintaining a healthy body weight by a healthy diet
  • Don’t smoke
  • Eat fruits, vegetables, and whole grains (fiber-rich foods) so avoid constipation
  • Try not to lift heavy weights
  • Regular exercises so that strengthen abdominal muscle

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