If you’re about to undergo a hernia operation, there are some things you should know before having surgery. Discover answers to common questions about the recovery period, along with the things you can do to help you get back to normal as soon as possible.
Muscles become weaker with age allowing a hernia to develop. Hernias can occur at any age and there may be a genetic reason why some individuals might be prone to developing one, particularly at a young age.
A hiatus hernia can often present different symptoms in patients. While some may experience reflux and heartburn on a regular basis, others may only feel slight discomfort when doing strenuous activities.
While the only long-term solution to hiatus hernia is surgery, there are things you can do which will help manage your condition and minimise your discomfort.
Urinary retention, that is the inability to pass urine, after inguinal hernia surgery is not uncommon. The reported incidence varies from less than 5% to nearly 25%.
There is plenty of evidence about risk factors for hernia surgery. Smoking, obesity, and diabetes are probably the most significant
Newcastle star Jamaal Lascelles is to finally undergo hernia surgery after playing with the injury for most of this year. Manager Rafa Benitez had insisted on keeping the problem secret with only Newcastle’s medical staff aware of the situation during 2017.
Juan Mata is targeting the second leg of Manchester United’s Europa League quarter-final at home to Anderlecht a fortnight on Thursday for his comeback from a hernia operation, providing there are no setbacks during his recovery.
Researchers have identified an apparent cause of inguinal hernia, or groin hernia, in older men: altered sex hormone levels that weaken and scar muscle tissue in the lower abdomen. Results of their study using an animal model will be presented at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.
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