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How to tell if you have a hiatal hernia?

Hiatal hernia symptoms and signs that are different from a heart attack include: Severe heartburn Indigestion Difficulty swallowing Coughing Belching Hiccups Upper abdominal pain GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux disease) Acid reflux

  • Severe heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Coughing
  • Belching
  • Hiccups
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Acid reflux

What does a hiatal hernia feel like? Many people can not feel their hernias from the outside of their body. If your hiatal hernia becomes strangulated, you may feel pain and tenderness in the upper abdominal and/or chest area. Listen to your body.

What helps hiatal hernia pain? One of the most effective remedies for a hiatal hernia is apple cider vinegar. It relieves the heartburn associated with the condition by combatting the acidity.

What makes hiatal hernia worse? There are several things that make hiatal hernia get worse. These include being obese, continuing smoking, constipation, and poor diet. You might also like to read: What not to do with hernia! Effective ways to prevent hiatal hernia from worsening!

What are hiatal hernia symptoms? Most small hiatal hernias cause no signs or symptoms. However, larger hiatal hernias can cause signs and symptoms such as: Heartburn. Belching. Difficulty swallowing. Chest or abdominal pain. Feeling especially full after meals. Vomiting blood or passing black stools, which may indicate gastrointestinal bleeding.