It’s estimated that 50% of people over 50 yrs. Old will be diagnosed with a hiatal hernia in their life, with 95% of those cases being a sliding type 1 hiatal hernia. That percentage rises to 60% for 60 yr. Old’s. Dr. David Kulla and the Synergy Wellness team have some nonsurgical techniques and solutions that will help you avoid surgery and medication.
What is a hiatal Hernia?
Common hiatal hernia symptoms
Diagnosing sliding-type one hiatal hernia
Three methods to help diagnose a hiatal hernia
If at least two of these tests are positive, you most likely have a hiatal hernia. You can then confirm a sliding type 1 hiatal hernia by getting an endoscopy. Unfortunately, there are no guarantees that traditional testing will see and diagnose a small hiatal hernia. Anything below 4 cm is considered a small hiatal hernia.