Hiatal Hernia

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What is Hiatal Hernia?

Hiatal hernia is a condition in which a portion of the stomach protrudes upward into the chest, through an opening in the diaphragm.

What is it like to have Hiatal Hernia?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Rest, Vitamin B Complex, Modafinil
Bupropion, Duloxetine, Citalopram
Amitriptyline, Zolpidem, Trazodone
Tramadol, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), Oxycodone-Acetaminophen
Alprazolam, Clonazepam, Lorazepam

What do patients take to treat Hiatal Hernia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Omez, Buscasan, Buscozol, Buscogast)


(Ilsatec, Prevacid SoluTab, Prevacid, Zoton)


(Sandoz-Pantoprazole, Tecta, Pantoloc, X-Pantoprazole)


(Neopral, Nexium IV, Nexium)




These charts show data from Hiatal Hernia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hiatal Hernia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 589 patients have this condition
  • 3 new patients joined this month
  • 37 say Hiatal Hernia is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 36
30s 95
40s 173
50s 145
60s 89
70+ 15


Distribution of females vs. males

84% Females
16% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 36
20-29 years 72
30-39 years 83
40-49 years 60
50-59 years 35
60-69 years 8
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 394
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from Hiatal Hernia patients who have completed their condition history
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