The hernia can be simply understood as a discomforting situation that arises due to the unusual expansion of an internal body part, acquiring more space than it was originally meant to acquire. Hiatal, on the other hand, is a space in the diaphragm which actively sorts out different organs of the chest and abdomen and keep them separated for proper functioning.
However, during hiatal hernia, the stomach gets expanded and reaches the chest while crossing through space in the diaphragm. Hiatal hernias are classified into two categories – para esophageal hernia and sliding hernia. Out of both the versions of hiatal hernia, sliding hiatal hernia occurs more commonly as compared to the para esophageal hernia. During, sliding hernia and some parts of the esophagus creeps inside the space between the diaphragm to reach the chest.
We have prepared for you a list of 10 most common hernia Hiatal symptoms that will help you detect growing signs of hernia.