Tips and stategies for living with GERD, hiatal hernias, and peptic ulcers.
- Living with Acid Reflux Disease
If you have been diagnosed with acid reflux disease (GERD), you'll want to learn how to control the symptoms. The acid reflux disease will still be there, but you can aleviate and in many cases, prevent the symptoms.
- Living with a Hiatal Hernia
A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach pushes through an opening in the diaphragm, and up into the chest. This opening is called the esophageal hiatus or diaphragmatic hiatus. If you've been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, you'll need to know how to live with it.
- Living with a Peptic Ulcer
You've been diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. Your doctor will have provided you with a treatment plan which will include antibiotics or lifestyle modifications, or both. In the majority of cases, a peptic ulcer will heal in time with proper treatment.