Hiatal Hernia Symptoms

Hiatal hernia symptoms

Hiatal hernia itself does not cause symptoms for most people .

* Chest pain or pressure

* Heartburn

* Dysphagia

* Cough

* Hiccup

* Hiccup

* Pain: Sometimes, a hiatal hernia causes chest pain or upper abdominal pain, stomach become trapped above the narrow esophagus through the diaphragm hole.

* Other reasons: Few, with a fixed hiatal hernia, the blood supply was cut off to some trapped stomach, causing great suffering and serious disease. This is known as the strangled hiatal hernia, it is a true medical emergency.

* Hiatal hernia may also cause symptoms of discomfort, when it and a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as gastroesophageal reflux. This condition is characterized by the upwelling of gastric acid secretion of digestive enzymes into the esophageal sphincter is weakened through as a one-way valve between the esophagus and stomach. Hiatal hernia, and is thought to contribute to weaken this sphincter.

Although this is the fact that hiatal hernia or gastroesophageal reflux can cause chest pain similar to angina (or heart pain), including chest pressure that can arm or radiation to the neck, the pain should not think that this is not a serious situation, as well as two. If you have any questions about hiatal hernia symptoms, it is safe to be a doctor immediately to rule out more serious problems.