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Hiatal Hernia Heart Attack
Is there any way other than surgery to stop the heart attack mimicing pain of a hiatal hernia heart has been cleared by cardiologist echo/ stress ?
Potentially : Use of acid blockers could help relieve some symptoms of heart burn. If your chest pain is due to the orientation of the stomach in the chest then nothing will help until the mechanical problem gets addressed with surgery. Get a couple of opinions from surgeons who do this surgery routinely to have an idea of whether surgery is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
36 yr Father, Heart Attack from bending forward in a chair with hiatus hernia?If true do i add to QRISK2 10yr prediction for Heart Attack for my Risk?
NotEnoughInformatio: We can not answer your question based on the information you have stated . You say your father had heart attack and Hiatus Hernia Iin a chair. We don't know how old he was and what other risk factors he had. Like smoking, High Cholesterol, HighBP,Type2Diabetes, Obesity etc. I suggest you get checked by your doctor to find out your risk of future Heart Attack ...Read more
Can a hernia in your stomach cause an uncomfortable chest feeling, similar to the coming of a heart attack?
At 36 my Father a smoker not obese had Heart Attack bending forward in chair caused by hiatus hernia do i add to QRISK2 10yr prediction for my risk?
Lower MI risk: At 36 my Father a smoker not obese had Heart Attack bending forward in chair caused by hiatus hernia do i add to QRISK2 10yr prediction for my risk? ANS: yes you can lower risk by doing the DASH eating plan which will lower BP, lipids, glucose. Effects seen in 2 weeks. Here is Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8. Start tomorrow and recalculate risk in say 3 months. If smoker stop now! ...Read more
At 36 my father non diabetic smoker heavey drinker Mod BP Mod Cholestetol had Heart attack from hiatus hernia from bending( add to QRISK2 for myself?)
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Can my small hiatal hernia cause my palpitations? And how come it is not dangerous when it presses against heart?
Palpitations : Palpitations are very non specific and can occur with any conditions. In fact are one of the most common reasons for consults as outpatients. It will not hurt your heart because it presses softly if at all and what you will experience is reflux disease and likely palpitations. ...Read more
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