Hiatal Hernia in Women and Chiropractic Care
Hiatal Hernia is a disease that affects women’s health. With this condition, the position of the stomach changes, causing problems with the normal and healthy functioning of the body. Dr. Gregory Johnson, a leading Your Houston Chiropractor, of Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC, offers expert chiropractic treatment for Hiatal Hernia.
Chiropractic Treatment for Hiatal Hernia
There are several treatments available for Hiatal Hernia, including medication and surgery. However, chiropractic treatment provides a pain-free, non-invasive, non-medical, and non-surgical solution to this ailment. Regular chiropractic sessions with an experienced chiropractor can help treat and reverse Hiatal Hernia.
Types of Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia comes in different types that requires different chiropractic treatment methods. The most common type of hiatal hernia is what is called sliding hiatal hernia, which accounts to majority of all hiatal hernias. Here, gastroesophageal junction and a portion of the stomach slides upward in the space between the lungs and chest. The other type of hiatal hernia is called paraesophageal hernia, where the gap in the phrenoesophageal membrane is bigger and larger part of the stomach herniates or dislodges into the chest alongside the esophagus, which may restrict basic functions like the swallowing of food. The gastroesophageal junction remains below the diaphragm. If not corrected in time, the esophagus may get damaged and require further treatment or surgery. It is important for women to to get timely treatment for this disease.
Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal hernia itself causes no symptoms. Most symptoms are caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which the digestive juice containing acid from the stomach moves up into the esophagus. Oftentimes, hiatal hernia is discovered during an abdominal X-ray, CT scan or during gastrointestinal endoscopy. Associated symptoms may include the following, which chiropractic care can help address:
- No symptoms at all
- Heartburn, chest pain or burning
- Nausea, dizziness
- Burping, vomiting or retching
- Difficulty swallowing
- Rapid production of large amount of saliva in the mouth due to acid reflux
Suffering from Hiatal Hernia? We Can Help!
If you or someone you know is suffering from Hiatal Hernia, GERD or Acid Reflux, visit Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC, Highly Rated chiropractic center in Houston, Texas, to find out if chiropractic treatment is right for you. Dr. Gregory Johnson, Your Houston Chiropractor, has decades of experience and expertise in providing safe, effective and all natural chiropractic treatment. Contact Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC at online appointment to schedule a Hiatal Hernia consultation at Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC.