A hiatus hernia or hiatal hernia is the protrusion (or herniation) of the upper part
of the stomach into the thorax through the esophageal hiatus because of a tear ...
WebMD explains how to recognize and treat hiatal hernias and explains the
types including sliding and paraesophageal hernias.
A hiatal hernia occurs when part of your stomach pushes upward through your
diaphragm. Your diaphragm normally has a small opening (hiatus) through which
Aug 8, 2016 ... Hiatal hernia is caused by obesity, being pregnant, age, or thinning of the
phrenoesophageal membrane. There are generally no symptoms of ...
Learn about hiatal hernias from the Cleveland Clinic. Find out about what a hiatal
hernia is, its symptoms, treatment using surgery & more.
Sep 26, 2015 ... A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach pushes up through
your diaphragm and into your chest region. The diaphragm is a ...
Hiatal hernia is a condition in which part of the stomach extends through an
opening of the diaphragm into the chest. The diaphragm is the sheet of muscle
Jul 20, 2016 ... A hiatal hernia is a result of the upper part of the stomach pushing through the
diaphragm into the chest area. Read about symptoms and ...
Hiatus hernia is a protrusion of a portion of the stomach across the opening in the
diaphragm that the esophagus normally passes through. This cause of this ...
Dec 17, 2015 ... Information about hiatal hernia caused by obesity, coughing, constipation,
smoking, poor posture, and heavy lifting. Treatment for hiatal hernia ...