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A 33-year-old male asked:

Does weight lifting with a moderate hiatal hernia only cause more reflux or actually pushes the stomach permanently more up?my esophagus is ok. stop?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Reflux: The stomach slides up and down usually. Workout on empty stomach. Be upright as much as reasonable. Lose weight, treat symptoms.

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