Hernia ladies, stop calorie counting and find a chiropractor !!

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mudmagnetmum
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   Posted 7/25/2011 10:49 AM (GMT -6)   
http://journals.lww.com/jcge/Abstract/2008/04000/Size_of_Hiatus_Hernia_Correlates_With_Severity_of.5.aspx

This is an interesting study for those of us ladies with hiatus hernias: it's not how fat we are that matters, it's how curved our upper spines are!! smilewinkgrin

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couchtater
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   Posted 7/25/2011 2:52 PM (GMT -6)   
My surgeon said he believed it was caused by a birth defect at the Z-line.
Joy

mudmagnetmum
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   Posted 7/25/2011 2:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, I've also read it can run in families.
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