A Helpful Guide to Hiatal Hernias

A Helpful Guide to Hiatal Hernias

by Shearly (SU)
At Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates (AAGA), we believe that an informed patient is a healthier, happier patient. That’s why we created this complete guide to hiatal hernias. A hiatal hernia is frequently associated with GERD, which stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. When experiencing GERD, stomach acids reflux back up into the esophagus, creating feelings of burning, pain and potentially causing damage to the esophagus.