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Hernia Awareness Month

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Hernia Awareness Month

June is Hernia Awareness Month, which aims to bring public awareness to symptoms, diagnosis, warning signs and the latest treatment methods of different types of hernias. More than 5 million people have some type of hernia, but only 750,000 of them actually seek medical attention each year. Below, we will discuss the different types of hernias and how they’re treated, and how you can get involved with Hernia Awareness Month.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiatal Hernias

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiatal Hernias

Hiatal hernias are fairly commonplace in western society, especially for those over the age of 50. But what is a hiatal hernia? A hiatal hernia occurs when the top portion of your stomach pushes against your abdomen and chest through an opening in your diaphragm, called the hiatus. Below, we take a look at symptoms, causes, treatments, and how your doctor will work to diagnose hiatal hernias.

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4 Conditions The Experts At Tampa Bay Reflux Center Treat

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4 Conditions The Experts At Tampa Bay Reflux Center Treat

Our Tampa Bay Reflux Center staff is led by two of the most experienced foregut/esophageal surgeons in the southeastern United States – Dr. Grandhige and Dr. Tapper. Although they’re widely renowned for their treatment of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), that’s not the only condition we treat here at TBRC.  Our surgeons specialize in treating four common digestive conditions: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease, Achalasia, and Hiatal Hernias.

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