Hiatal Hernia

Hiatal Hernia Vanguard Gastroenterology New York City, NY

A hiatal hernia happens when an individuals stomach is pushed into their chest, and through the diaphragm. Many people experience no symptoms as the cause of the hernias is unknown. Some patients may need medication to manage this condition, and other cases require surgery. However, seeing your doctor is recommended if you have symptoms of acid reflux or heartburn.