Handling Hernias During Pregnancy

Women have many hurdles to overcome during their pregnancies. Carrying a baby is a huge commitment that takes time, love, and effort. Women must devote themselves to their baby’s health, and part of the devotion is caring for their own ...

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Hernia Friendly Diet Tips

No one likes the word diet, however when you have a hernia, the foods you eat can help or harm your recovery.  Over half of hernia patients suffer with heart burn and indigestion which are common side effects from a ...

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Signs You May Have A Hernia

Almost 750,000 Americans seek treatment for a hernia, yet physician experts believe that hundreds of thousands more choose to suffer in silence primarily because they fear surgery.  Hidden hernias often go undiagnosed because they may not be visible or do ...

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Go NUTS Over Nuts

There is a good reason why nuts are all the rage, they have benefits for your brain and body. Studies show that people who eat nuts on a regular basis live 20% longer than their non-nut eating counterparts.  If you ...

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Sleeping Well After Hernia Surgery

Sleep is serious, especially when you are trying to recover from surgery.  Depending on the type of hernia surgery you elect, may greatly effect your levels of pain.  For those electing robotic hernia surgery, pain is often minimal because it ...

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3 Easy Ways to Aid Hernia Recovery

Hernia’s don’t go away on their own. An untreated hernia can lead to larger medical complications including the hernia increasing in size, ulcers, and even anemia. Treating your hernia with laparoscopic or robotic surgery is the easiest and least invasive ...

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Hernias in children

Discovering a bump or protrusion on your child can be frightening, but don’t be alarmed hernias are fairly common in children and are easily treatable. It’s not uncommon for babies to be born with a hernia that doesn’t become detected ...

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How Do You Know You Have a Hernia?

Hernias hurt, often a lot.  A hernia occurs when tissue bulges out through an opening in the muscles. Any part of the abdominal wall can weaken and develop a hernia, but the most common sites are the groin (inguinal), the ...

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