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24 Jul 2011

Hiatus Hernia
Can the use of a trampoline aggravate or enlarge an already large hiatus hernia?
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01 Jan 0001

Jackie

A haitus hernia is a physical abnormality and can be easily corrected with a laparoscopic procedure. Jumping on a trampoline can implify the symptoms of the hiatus hernia, as the content of the stomach will be challenged to remain inside the stomach. I do not think that physical jumping will worsen the hiatus hernia but rather the symptoms.

You can use Gaviscon before meals to alleviate your symptoms but you should consult a gastroenterologist for treatment.

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Dr Anrich
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