Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Sunday, Ap...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diastasis Recti (Bulging Stomach When Sitting Up) - Information and Exercises
A Diastasis Recti looks like a ridge, which runs down the middle of your belly area. The protruding bulge can stretch from the bottom of your breastbone to your belly button, and increases with muscle straining. Diastasis Recti is not a hernia - a umbilical hernia and diastasis recti can co-exist, but are not related. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 27, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Hernias Source Type: news

Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Wednesday,...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Basics of Hiatal Hernias
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 a esophageal hiatus or diaphragmatic hiatus. Approximately 50 percent of hiatal hernia patients don't experience any symptoms. For the other 50 percent of patients, the these hiatal hernia symptoms may occur. There are a number of contributing factors that can cause hiatal hernias. While some patients with a hernia hernia may also have GERD, GERD doesn't cause a hiatal hernia. Various tests can be used to diagnose a hiatal hernia, though the tests most often used are the bar...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?"
You are at your ideal weight, have been following a low-acid diet, are avoiding the foods that can cause heartburn, and are taking antacids -- but you still have heartburn. Why? Despite doing everything right, there are a few reasons why you may still be suffering from heartburn. Here are some of those reasons you may still have heartburn. Related Information: Foods that cause heartburn Nighttime heartburn Fundoplication surgery Gerd Hiatal hernias "Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?" originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 12:10:15.Permalink | Comment | Email this...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mesh Repair Linked to Less Hernia Recurrence, More Risks‏ Mesh Repair Linked to Less Hernia Recurrence, More Risks‏
Although mesh repair had a small reduction in recurrence rates compared with suture repairs for primary ventral hernias, risks for seroma and surgical site infection increased. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 21, 2014 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Quizzes
With the following "Screening Quizzes" you can check symptoms to see if you may have a heartburn-related condition. With the "Test Your Knowledge" quizzes, you can test your knowledge of various disorders or see how much you know about preventing your heartburn. Screening Quizzes GERD Screening Quiz Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz Peptic Ulcer Screening Quiz Gastritis Screening Quiz Gastroparesis Screening Quiz Test Your Knowledge Do you know how to prevent heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Hiatal Hernias? How Much Do You Know About...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions about GERD, GERD complications, ulcers, or hiatal hernias, the following FAQs will probably give you the answers you want. GERD FAQ Hiatal Hernia FAQ Barrett's Esophagus FAQ Esophageal Cancer FAQ Esophagitis FAQ Esophageal Strictures FAQ Peptic Ulcer FAQFrequently Asked Questions originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 01:57:00.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Hiatal Hernia Help Articles
This index of hiatal hernia help articles are resources to give you the information you'll need if you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, or you think you have one. You can take this Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz and then discuss the results with your doctor. See More About hiatal hernias paraesophageal hiatal hernia living with a hiatal hernia Index of Hiatal Hernia Help Articles originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 10:32:56.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laughter can cause epileptic fits, ruptured hearts and torn gullets, study finds
Research from Birmingham and Oxford Universities revealed laughing has also been linked to asthma attacks, incontinence and hernias. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: "No More Heartburn"
This is my review of the book "No More Heartburn: Stop the Pain in 30 Days--Naturally!" by Sherry A. Rogers. If you have read this book, you can share thoughts on it by clicking on the Comments link below this post. Related Information: What is Heartburn? Why Heartburn Happens Risk Factors for Heartburn Is There a Cure for Heartburn? What is GERD? Heartburn Myths Controlling Heartburn with Lifestyle Modifications Dietary Changes for Preventing Heartburn Complications of Chronic Heartburn What Are Hiatal Hernias? Symptoms of a Hiatal Hernia What can cause a hiatal hernia? Diagnosing Hi...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red flag symptoms - Groin swelling
Signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients presenting with groin swelling, including identifying inguinal and femoral hernias and when to refer. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - November 20, 2013 Category: Primary Care Tags: Testicular pain/symptoms Source Type: news

Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Sunday, No...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Myths
There are plenty of myths out there about heartburn. Some are funny, but some can cause some unnecessary headaches if they are believed. So, read what these myths are, and then get the facts in this article Popular Heartburn Myths. Screening Quizzes GERD Screening Quiz Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz Peptic Ulcer Screening Quiz Gastritis Screening Quiz Gastroparesis Screening Quiz Test Your Knowledge Do you know how to prevent heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Hiatal Hernias? How Much Do You Know About Peptic Ulcers? Popular Heartburn Myths originally...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - October 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Components Separation in Repairing Abdominal Wall HerniasComponents Separation in Repairing Abdominal Wall Hernias
Is the components separation technique a safe and effective option in treating complex abdominal hernias? ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

VIDEO: Mosquito nets used in hernia repair
Mosquito nets, key in the fight against malaria, are now also being used to repair hernias - the most common operation in the world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Do Your Symptoms Mean?
Knowing what the symptoms of GERD, hiatal hernias, para-esophageal hernias, peptic ulcers, and GI tract bleeding can give you a starting point for discussion with your doctor about any concerns you have about a possible digestive problem. Get the information you need by reading this article on what your symptoms mean. Related resources: Symptoms of GERD in Adults Symptoms of Gastro Reflux in Infants Symptoms of Gastro Reflux in Children Symptoms of Gastro Reflux in Teens Symptoms of a Hiatal Hernia Symptoms of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Symptoms of Peptic Ulcers Ulcer Warning Signs Symptoms of acute gas...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Belsey Mark IVThe Belsey Mark IV
Does the Belsey Mark IV operation still have a role in the management of hiatal hernias after the introduction of laparoscopic techniques? BMC Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

What is the Definition of Acute Pancreatitis?
Discussion Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a reversible process that involves interstitial edema, inflammatory infiltrates, hemorrhage and necrosis of the pancreas to varying degrees. AP’s incidence is increasing in recent years but the reason for the increase is unknown. The common causes of AP includes biliary abnormalities, medication, idiopathic, systemic disease, trauma, infectious, metabolic and hereditary. Most children with AP present with abdominal pain that is usually epigastric but may be diffuse. Radiation may occur to the back but is less common. Patients often have nausea and emesis. Abdominal distension, f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 16, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What is the Definition of Acute Pancreatitis?
Discussion Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a reversible process that involves interstitial edema, inflammatory infiltrates, hemorrhage and necrosis of the pancreas to varying degrees. AP’s incidence is increasing in recent years but the reason for the increase is unknown. The common causes of AP includes biliary abnormalities, medication, idiopathic, systemic disease, trauma, infectious, metabolic and hereditary. Most children with AP present with abdominal pain that is usually epigastric but may be diffuse. Radiation may occur to the back but is less common. Patients often have nausea and emesis. Abdominal distension, f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 16, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

A novel use for mosquito nets
A novel way to repair hernias (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quizzes
With the following "Screening Quizzes" you can check symptoms to see if you may have a heartburn-related condition. With the "Test Your Knowledge" quizzes, you can test your knowledge of various disorders or see how much you know about preventing your heartburn. Screening Quizzes GERD Screening Quiz Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz Peptic Ulcer Screening Quiz Gastritis Screening Quiz Gastroparesis Screening Quiz Test Your Knowledge Do you know how to prevent heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Hiatal Hernias? How Much Do You Know About...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Repair Better for Primary Ventral Hernias?Laparoscopic Repair Better for Primary Ventral Hernias?
Patients undergoing laparoscopic repair of primary ventral hernias were 85% less likely to experience infection but spent 1 more day in the hospital after the costly surgery. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Twins born three months premature - with breathing problems, bleeding brains, hernias AND a hole in their heart - beat the odds to celebrate their first day at school
Fraser and Ewan White, six, from Stirling, were not expected to survive their extremely premature birth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biologic Mesh for the Repair of Abdominal Wall HerniasBiologic Mesh for the Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernias
Commentary on a study evaluating the safety of biologic mesh for the repair of contaminated abdominal wall hernias, published in June 2013 in the Annals of Surgery. Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Questions About Heartburn and Heartburn-Related Conditions
Finding answers to questions concerning heartburn such as "how do I stop my nighttime heartburn?" or "are there foods I should avoid to prevent heartburn?" may be difficult. You have to sift through information that may be fact or mere personal opinion. And even if all the information you read is fact, many times one website will answer a few questions, and then you have to go to another site to find answers to some of your other questions. In this article, you will find answers to most of the common questions about heartburn and heartburn-related conditions. Related Resources: Heartburn GERD Hiat...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less Invasive Hernia Repair Safer for Obese (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias cuts complications and hospital stay for obese patients, a national study showed. (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - June 12, 2013 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

The Basics of Hiatal Hernias
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 a esophageal hiatus or diaphragmatic hiatus. Approximately 50 percent of hiatal hernia patients don't experience any symptoms. For the other 50 percent of patients, the these hiatal hernia symptoms may occur. There are a number of contributing factors that can cause hiatal hernias. While some patients with a hernia hernia may also have GERD, GERD doesn't cause a hiatal hernia. Various tests can be used to diagnose a hiatal hernia, though the tests most often used are the bar...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - June 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Prostatectomy and Risk of Incisional HerniaLaparoscopic Prostatectomy and Risk of Incisional Hernia
Based on Medicare claims data, incisional hernias after radical prostatectomy are about three-times more common with minimally invasive surgery than with an open surgical approach. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Tuesday, M...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Repair Best Choice for Midline Incisional HerniasLaparoscopic Repair Best Choice for Midline Incisional Hernias
Midline incisional hernias were best fixed laparoscopically instead of by open repair in a randomized Swedish trial. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Fitness, the most important factor before my hysterectomy – Vibeke’s Story
My journey of sheer hell started when I was 47 years old. Having had quite light periods all though painful most of my life, my body suddenly turned on me and started bleeding severely. Before I had control and knew when it was coming pretty much to the date, to bleeding ¾ of the month which ranged from spotting to huge clumps of blood coming out and sometimes shooting out of me which really was quite scary. I went to look into what I could do and it appeared that everyone just thought that having a Hysterectomy was the answer. Having read some horror stories about this I was not ready to travel down this road. It w...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - May 9, 2013 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Your Stories fitness hysterectomy recovery Source Type: news

Share Your Stories About Living With a Hiatal Hernia
Living with a hiatal hernia can be challenging. Maybe it began with the diagnosis for you. Maybe you had some puzzling symptoms that finally led to your diagnosis. Maybe as you adjusted to having a hernia, you learned which changes in your life and diet brought you the most comfort. And then there is the telling of family members and perhaps even getting some unwanted medical advice. A few of these areas are covered here, all of which will give you an opportunity to share your stories and tips, and see what others have to say. Sharing your options: What Symptoms Led You to a Hiatal Hernia Diagnosis? How Do You Deal w...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traumatic disruption of the abdominal wall: Lap-belt injuries in children - Moremen JR, Nakayama DK, Ashley DW, Astin M, Nolan TL.
Traumatic abdominal wall hernia (TAWH) from high speed mechanism is a unique finding in adult trauma, and exceedingly rare in pediatrics. The majority of reports are of low-speed "handlebar" hernias associated with direct injury by bicycle handlebars. We r... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Keeping a Heartburn Diary
This article will tell you why. Related Resources: Lifestyle modifications Dietary changes Controlling nighttime heartburn Gerd Hiatal hernias Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics Heartburn-free school lunches Tips For Controlling Heartburn At Party Gatherings Why Heartburn Happens 10 Things to Stop Doing If You Suffer From Heartburn Keeping a Heartburn Diary originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 20:44:07.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?"
You are at your ideal weight, have been following a low-acid diet, are avoiding the foods that can cause heartburn, and are taking antacids -- but you still have heartburn. Why? Despite doing everything right, there are a few reasons why you may still be suffering from heartburn. Here are some of those reasons you may still have heartburn. Related Information: Foods that cause heartburn Nighttime heartburn Fundoplication surgery Gerd Hiatal hernias "Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?" originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 09:25:15.Permalink | Comment | Email this ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Management of Abdominal Hernias
(Source: Springer Medicine titles)
Source: Springer Medicine titles - January 31, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Tags: Abdominal Surgery Source Type: news

Handlebar hernia. Report of 3 cases - Moreno-Egea A.
Background: traumatic hernias of the abdominal wall caused by handlebars are a rare type of hernia but with clinical and therapeutic connotations of great interest. Clinical cases: we report 3 new cases, 1 case with diagnosis on admission and emergency tre... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 25, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Wednesday,...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news