Hiatal Hernia is a condition where part of your stomach organ push upward through your abdomen diaphragm. Our diaphragm has a small hole called hiatus where esophagus get through and connected to our stomach. Hiatal hernia happen because one of our stomach organ push through the opening at the diaphragm. Small hiatal hernia usually doesn’t cause problem, but large Hiatal Hernia can cause big problem and may need surgery.
There are many symptoms that indicating that a person get suffered from hiatal hernia. Symptoms of hiatal hernia can vary from mild to severe symptom depending on the condition. Common symptoms of this disorder including heartburn, chest pain, epigastric pain, trouble swallowing, and belching. Other symptom that might be the symptom of the hiatal hernia are nausea, vomiting, and trouble to pass stomach gas.
The cause of hiatal hernia actually is not well known. Why some people have hiatal hernia while others dont is a medical mystery. However, there are some common cause that make hiatal hernia happen including inheritance, being pregnant, obesity, coughing, straining, and lifting too heavy objects.
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Acupuncture Treatment For Hiatal Hernia (Hiatus Hernia)
Acupuncture treatment practise see the hiatal hernia as a result of weak digestive system. This weak digestive system is due to weak earth element, which lead to the fatigue and muscle aches. A stagnan liver also can play a role on this matter since weak liver can cause inflammation to the gastric. The treatment given is aiming to clear the heat and inflammation from the gastrointestinal tract.
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