Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things hernia. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

What is a hiatal hernia?

A hiatal hernia occurs when the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm and into the chest cavity. Symptoms of this type of hernia can include frequent acid reflux, GERD, laryngopharyngeal reflux, chest pain, and difficulty swallowing. The most common risk factors for this type of hernia are obesity, old age, and scoliosis.

Send this to a friend