What is the most annoying thing about having a hiatal hernia
? My mother had a hiatal hernia, and the pain she sometimes suffered after eating was her main complaint. What has been your experience? Share Your Story
The hiatal hernia
- I find it sad that professionals that should know a hiatal hernia like the back of their hand make us suffer with drugs, scoping, and not willing to do surgery. I would like to know anyone that has had it removed by a chiropractor I have read it can be done and other things. I would like to know if anyone has done it. I want to believe that there has to be an answer so we are not wanting not deal with it anymore
- —Guest Asckmyworld
IBS symptoms are not normal!
- To those people that are suffering from gastritis and IBS symptoms, PLEASE do an elimination diet to check that you aren't intolerant to a certain food. I have a sliding Hiatus Hernia that is causing me a lot of discomfort but I also had IBS symptoms for many years. I discovered 2 years ago that I am in fact gluten intolerant and no longer suffer from body aches, wind, bloating and diaorhea. Please search how to do an elimination diet, I know this wont change your hernia symptoms but it will make you feel better in other ways. All you need to do is cut out lactose or wheat or one of the other foods known to cause problems in some people for two weeks, I mean cut it out of your diet completely, no cheating. After 2 weeks you eat the food you have cut out and if it causes a reaction then you know thats the food you can never eat again. After 4 days of cutting out gluten I was begining to feel normal and after 2 weeks I was sleeping like a baby, 2 years later I feel amazing.
- —Guest KP
- Just had the surgery 1 month ago. My stomach was 90% in my esophagus. Only had liquids for three month prior to operation and then two weeks after operation. Just starting to eat normal foods, everything causes heartburn, stomach ache and gas. Still have a lot of pain! Don't know where to go from here. Not much has changed. Lost 35 lbs from not eating anything but liquids which I guess is what I will have to have from now on!
- —Guest niemic
- Hello I have had the same hiatal hernia , from the age of twenty , feels like your gut goes into spasm , or you think it's your heart as you get palpitations also about 5 o clock tired and after an attack you feel spaced out and worried comes and goes , one good sign is if your breath starts to smell worse than normal seek help as its starting to do damage , also I have ringing in the ears but could be due to stress if anyone has the same key me know , thanks Peter from south of uk
- —Guest Peter hallett
Tired of being tired
- I'm a mother of three. Being tired almost all the time is the worst side affect for me. My days revolve around napping so that i can have strength to take care of my kids when they get home from school. I am seeing a chiropractor who says he can help by manipulating the hernia back into place. It seems to help my shortness of breathe. I hope to get out of bed and STAY out !
- —Guest Tired
Tired of this
- I'm so tired of gerd and hiatus hernia. The most anniying thing is my Dr. Over the years he keeps doing the same tests over and over and keeps getting the same results. Then he gives me pills that just make e sicker. It doesn't matter what I eat or drink it's always the same. And then when I start vomiting it doesn't stop and I end up in the hospital for 5 or 6 hours or longer. I wish I could afford to try the natural remedies I've found online but in this economy I just cant afford it. Does anyone out there know of a cheaper natural solution?
- —Guest Robin
- I have heart palpitations, get short of breath. sometimes I have really bad pains curl up into a ball fall asleep and when I wake up the pain is gone. I always have an ache. Sometimes nausea. Belching happens a lot and I get heartburn all the time. Tried omeprazole and lanzoprazole and they are useless. Nurse said operation is 50/50. they said they'd tie some muscle around the sphincter area and if it's too loose it won't make a difference, if it's too tight you'll be throwing up that lovelly hospital food. Just got to live with it! And I feel like people think I'm lying when I tell them so I always drop in the fact I had the camera shoved down my throat. Even the doctor said "who told you that!" urm the hospital, moron. I am 27 so you can get it young but I think that's why no-one believes me. I am glad to have found this page with people who understand and know what it's like. Also I never tell people how bad it hurts I just keep going. It sucks but at least it's not a terminal illne
- —Guest brian
Dear Hiatal Hernia, you can SUCK IT
- I am 22 years old I have a lot of medical problems, Hiatal Hernia, Acid refulx disease, Gastritis, IBS, a nerve disease in my right leg, tackacardia, and Fibromyalgia. I have had over 22 surgeries. Anyways, I am laying in bed, I feel like my chest is going to explode and I can't breathe. How do I make this hiatal hernia flare up chill the fuck out because i am literally in tears due to pain right now and I have a very high pain tolerance, so if I'm crying from pain then you know it's bad. PLEASE HELP ) =
- —Guest T.Moon
- I have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, GERD, and esophagitis. Sometimes I get symptoms regardless of what I eat. The thought of the pain from eating causes anxiety for me.
- —Guest Tmann
- I hate the discomfort under my breastbone, the nausea, and the heart palpitations.
- —Guest Roxanne
- i to have a hiatal hernia and i some times have the breathing problems to i allso get a lot os anxiety over it so just know that no one is alone in this cause there are people out there who really understand i am one of them it can suck at times but i have been learning to relax try taking deep breaths and you can allways call 911 if it is real serious it can be so scarey so there people out there who do know i have had mine for about two years some days good some days real bad i notice being a woman i get it real bad around my period time hope this helps some one
- —Guest sweety39
- Really getting fed up and down with My Hiatal Hernia Now
- —Guest T Stone
Hiatal Hernia discomfort !
- My hiatal hernia causes everything from acid reflux , heart flutters, belching and sometimes pain, oh forgot the shortness of breath !!! Im having more heart/stomach burn lately when I eat pretty much anything. Not a pleasent thing to have . My mother had one other family members do also. Are these things heritary ?
- —Guest llv
- I was told I have a small sliding hiatal hernia 6 years ago,but recently I had a endoscopy and they did not see it???? I became really constipated afterwards, a week after the test I hope I did not bring the hernia back or make it worse. barium xrays and a endoscopy and they did not see the small sliding hiatal hernia from 6 years ago? The test 6 years ago said I have a small one. I just hope if it is still there it did not get bigger recently. Any comments would be helpful. thanks jojo
- —Guest jojo
- We all agree with the fact it interupts our lives and is close to causing mental break downs! So, what now? The operation isn't a guarrantee. Where do we turn to now?
- —Guest Melissa