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    HIATAL HERNIA
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    An_242780 posted:
    I have Hiatal Hernia Which exercises should I avoid ?

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    calgal37 responded:
    If the hiatal hernia is bothering you in a significant fashion, you should avoid exercises that increase pressures in the abdominal cavity. If the pressure increases and you're in a 'lying down' position, it can result in increasing pressure on the bottom of the stomach, forcing fluid within the stomach into the esophagus. So abdominal crunches amd the like in a lying position should be avoided. But if you can vary the angle you're doing them in - assuming a more 'upright' position - you should be fine.

    Think through what you're doing and make the necessary changes.


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