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Lose Weight To Get Rid Of Hernia
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
I believe that I have a hiatal hernia due to the symptoms i have, what can I do to get rid of it? Also, can I do regular exercise i.E. Gym work.
Not likely: Your gastric symptoms should be treated by medications to reduce acid in the stomach. Only severe hiatal hernia symptoms need surgical repair. Most of them can be managed by lifestyle changes (weight loss, cessation of tobacco and alcohol, regular exercise etc). Gym should be fine. Hopefully you have had an upper endoscopy and xray studies to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So is it possible to completely get rid of GERD and hiatus hernia for a 22 year old so that the system becomes as it used to be ?
Hiatal hernia: There are surgical procedures that can improve the condition. ...Read more
Chronic pelvic pain i feel a little pea sized ball near my groin cud it be a inguinal hernia if so how do i get rid of it and what doctor do i see?
Still eating healthy intake and excercising trying to lose weight to get rid of apnea if its even the cause. Should i avoid pushups for weight loss?
Keep going: You are on the right path. Keep working on weight loss. I'd encourage any and all exercise, including push ups. Strength training results in increased muscle mass, which does help in burning fat. Weight loss does help improve obstructive sleep apnea and many other things like hypertension and diabetes. Way to go and keep it up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am trying to lose weight but I am still having strong cravings, how can I change or get rid of these cravings forbad food?
There are specific: techniques that a sex therapist can teach you. Check w/your doc to make sure you are ok medically and he/she may have a referral. Some clinical psychologists specialize in sex therapy. Please check the background of the person you go to, i.e., look for license. Peace and good health. Loosing weight is unlikely to help this situation. ...Read more
Diet & Exercise: Depends on your starting weight and your goal weight but the cornerstone of all management options is diet & exercise. A small subgroup of patients have a familial tendency to being larger from the waist down and these patients do not change dramatically in the lower bodies even with massive weight loss secondary to bariatric surgery. See your dietition & plastic surgeon for your best option. ...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
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