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Treatment and exercises for Hiatus hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   can i ask my question?
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I was diagnose with hiatal hernia
Doctor :  
User :   2cm
User :   I'm pro fighter
User :   can I still exercise , work out and do my sport
Doctor :  
User :   I also do judo!
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
User :   Great Thanks
Doctor :  
when was this diagnosed for you?
User :   2 months ago
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
A hiatus hernia is the protrusion of the stomach above the diaphragm.
User :   I know what it is I just wanna know can i exercise? Please
Doctor :  
This condition may be a congenital disorder or the result of trauma
Doctor :  
Most hernias result from a weakness in the abdominal wall.
Doctor :  
Treatments include for hiatus hernia avoiding reclining after meals, avoiding spicy foods, acidic foods, alcohol, and tobacco, bland meals, eating a high-fiber diet.
Doctor :   you can exercise
Doctor :  
but your exercises should be under supervision.
User :   really
User :   what do u mean
Doctor :  
not to exert any more pressure
User :   can exercise make my hernia larger
Doctor :  
avoid exercises that will increase abdominal pressure

Doctor :  
any increase in abdomen pressure is likely to make it worse
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