Leona’s story – “I didn’t want to finish my life like this.”

Leona’s story – “I didn’t want to finish my life like this.”

(slow instrumental music) – My name’s Leona Dillon. I’m a patient of Dr. Park’s of Anne Arundel Medical Center. I’m 71 years old. For about 20 years, I was told I have hiatal hernia. I started having issues with drinking stuff when I was out …

Vad är reflux och varför får man det? / What is reflux and why do you get it?

Vad är reflux och varför får man det? / What is reflux and why do you get it?

What is Reflux? Reflux means backflow of stomach acid upto the esophagus. Why do you get reflux? By Specialist nurse Charlotte You get reflux because the stomach is – in the wrong position. And what is the wrong position? Well, if we look at this …

Don’t Ignore These Early Symptoms of Hernia

Hiatus hernia: signs, symptoms and treatment

A hiatus hernia is a hole or gap that’s wider than normal in the muscle called the diaphragm which separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. It’s a horizontal sheet and it allows, normally, the gullet or the oesophagus to go through this tiny …

Hiatal Hernia – LewisGale Medical Center

Hiatal Hernia – LewisGale Medical Center

(upbeat music) – Hello, I’m Dr. Dominique Dempah. I’m a general surgeon with LewisGale Physicians. My emphasis is foregut surgery, which means the upper part of the abdomen, which includes the liver, the pancreas, and the esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux or heartburn is one of the …

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

“Diet and Hiatal Hernia” In terms of preventing acid reflux heartburn, I’ve talked about how high fat meals cause dramatically more acid exposure in the esophagus in the hours after a meal, but why does high fiber intake decrease the risk? One typically thinks of …

Life-changing Device Helps Heartburn Sufferer

Life-changing Device Helps Heartburn Sufferer

(Sound of water running) I live to eat. I am a stubborn guy. I enjoy life and I don’t let things stop me so if I want to eat something I was going to and then just suffer the consequences. I suffered from GERD, acid …