3 doctors weighed in:

Are hiatal hernias common and are they serious?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes and yes

Yes they are common, as many as 15 % people may have them and mostly they are not serious if they are simple sliding type.

People who have GERD assisted with hiatal hernia or those with large hiatal hernias should be seen by surgeon to assess for need for hernia repair or antireflux surgery etc.

In brief: Yes and yes

Yes they are common, as many as 15 % people may have them and mostly they are not serious if they are simple sliding type.

People who have GERD assisted with hiatal hernia or those with large hiatal hernias should be seen by surgeon to assess for need for hernia repair or antireflux surgery etc.
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: See below

Please consult this site for info:
http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiatal-hernia/basics/definition/CON-20030640
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine

In brief: See below

Please consult this site for info:
http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiatal-hernia/basics/definition/CON-20030640
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank