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Is there anything to be done for a small hiatal hernia. I'm

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Is there anything to be done for a small hiatal hernia. I'm constantly nauseous and can only eat a few bites at a time. Could it be hiatal hernia
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

yes, your symptoms sound like from hiatal hernia.

best thing is to loose weight and to increase your abdominal core strength

increased abdominal weight can put pressure on your stomach and push it up into your chest which is what hiatal hernia is.

how old are you?

are you able to diet and exercise to loose weight?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
47. I am overweight but since this nausea started 2 months ago I have lost 20 lbs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I see.

keep working on losing weight.

get your thyroid hormone levels checked.

work on cardio and weight training to increase your muscle mass and burn calories.

as you loose weight, work to increase your core abdominal muscles

this will help fix your hiatal hernia.

let me know if you have other questions.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome

do you see the ratings area where you can leave positive feedback?