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Treatment for enlarged heart and hernia

I will want to know how to treat the problem of having an enlarged heart and hernia together.


This discussion is related to Effect of Hiatal hernia on enlarged heart..
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It is possible to have an enlarged heart due to hiatal hernia.  It seems the etiology would be to reduce lung capacity, and that may contribute to asthema and heart disorder.  The reduced respiration ability can cause the heart to beat faster, and the additional stress on the heart can cause an enlargement of the left ventrical to compensate. Also, there can be a crowding out effect where the hernia can push against the bottom of the heart that would also stress the anatomy of the heart.

Thanks for sharing, and take care.
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