Posted 2/11/2020 5:54 PM (GMT -6)
Over two years ago I had hiatial hernia repair with toupet wrap --it was done as an open abdominal surgery.
It took me quite awhile to recover due to my age and I think I had weak, abdominal core muscles which did not do well after open surgery. However, I finally improved.
My question: Since the surgery --and it has been 2 years now, -- I seem to tend toward constipation more and I have to be very vigilant about adding more fiber and water and sometimes stool softeners in order to have soft , regular movements. If I am constipated for even a couple of days, I feel pressure in my stomach and diaphragm area. I was wondering if others have experienced this tendancy toward constipation and also pressure in the stomach area when constipated. Thanks and best wishes to all.