Excess weight would definitely make an existing hiatal hernia more symptomatic. If you lost weight,then the hernia symptoms (such as reflux/heartburn or chest pain) may go away and you may not need surgery. Either way,losing weightwould make your risRead More →

Will hernia go away if I lose weight?
Not usual: BUT depends on location, size, pain, and associated symptoms. Will a hernia shrink as you lose weight on a diet? No/ helps: Hernia does not shrink but there is less pressure so hernia will improvRead More →