From the article: What You Should Do If You Have a Hiatal Hernia
People who have not had been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia may not understand what it is like living with a hiatal hernia. You can share here what you think others should know about hiatal hernias and how you go about explaining it to your family and friends. Share your story
- Family members should refrain from requesting help with moving households unless they are going to limit the help to something other than heavy lifting. Heavy lifting can exacerbate this condition. Since this condition is more common in those 50+ leave the heavy lifting to your younger friends and family.