A hiatus hernia means the herniation or popping of stomach into the chest through a hole in the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a dome-shaped muscle separating the chest cavity from the abdomen. Esophageal hiatus is a hole or the opening in the diaphragm through which esophagus and vagus nerve pass. In a hiatus hernia, a part of the stomach slips up into the chest through this opening. The weakness of the muscles surrounding the hiatal opening is a big reason behind a hiatus hernia. In some cases, there are no causes found in a hiatus hernia. There are various factors for increasing the risk of developing hiatus hernia. The factors include overweight, being above 50 years of age, increase pressure in the abdomen.
In a hiatus hernia, the stomach starts getting into the chest following the food tube or in another way. The pressure in the chest due to bulge or symptoms of the stomach that herniate, the more one suffer due to a hiatus hernia is the food tube.
Nature had created each and everything with a special character in our human body. The natural architecture of the human food tube is one such. The food tube can propel food into the stomach even in the upside down position. In the same manner, non-return valve at the junction of the lower end of the food tube and upper (cardiac) end of the stomach will not allow even water in the reverse direction even if the stomach is full. Basically, hiatus hernia lets the food tube valve go above the diaphragm. So it losing natural controls, the valve ends in relaxation and permission of food and acid contents from the stomach into the lower end of the food tube. This causing burning volcano in the chest. These symptoms often look like symptoms of heart problems. So, hiatus hernia keeps patients constantly annoyed with the suspicion of heart trouble. So, hiatus hernia keeps patients constantly harassed with the doubt of heart trouble.
A hiatus hernia basically arises in two types. One is Sliding hernia and another is Bulging or rolling hernia.
Sliding hernia: Sliding hernia occur while lifting weight, straining, bending or lying down. It is the herniation of stomach in a sliding manner into the chest.
Bulging or rolling hernia: Rolling hernia is bulging of the stomach through a weak point of the diaphragm.
Homeopathic Treatment for Hiatus Hernia
A hiatus hernia in many cases does not display any symptoms. But when the symptoms arise, they usually include heartburn, acid reflux, eructations, water brash, pain in the chest or a problem in swallowing. Other symptoms are heart palpitations, gastritis, and difficulty in eating and shortness of breath because of the pressure on the diaphragm. The most common cause for Hiatus Hernia is Obesity and Gastric problems. Homeopathy medicines for a hiatus hernia are prepared from naturally occurring substances. The medicines are free from any toxic side effects. The symptoms arising from a hiatus hernia are controlled very effectively with this natural homeopathy medicine. The homeopathy medicines that are useful for managing symptoms of a hiatus hernia are – Robinia, Natrum Phos, Carbo Veg, Abies Nigra, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla and Nux Vomica. Therefore, Homeopathic treatment for a hiatus hernia is considered highly safe, effective and natural.