What Is Hernia Hiatal?

Q:
What is hernia hiatal?

A:
A hiatal hernia happens when the upper part of your stomach pushes up into your chest through an opening in your diaphragm — the muscle that separates your abdomen from your chest.

The area where this happens is where your stomach and esophagus join, known as the hiatus.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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