Hernia Can Affect Your Sexual Life

By AdminPosted On 03-08-2019

A hernia is very common and happens when an organ pushes through an opening in the tissue or muscle that plays a role in holding it in place.

Hernias in the abdomen are most common but can also appear in the belly button, upper thigh, and groin areas. Hernias can be very life-threatening and need immediate treatments. This disease stops people from performing any strenuous activity, be it lifting a filled bucket, running or climbing stairs. It also can affect continuous motion or stress on the affected parts, thus distorts sex life of a patient.


The different types of Hernia are as follows:

What causes a hernia?

There may be many causes for hernia including a combination of muscle strain and weaknesses. This disease can develop within a few days, months or years, depending on the cause. Common causes are as follow:

  • when abdominal wall doesn’t close properly in the womb
  • age
  • coughing which is prolonged
  • damage from a surgery or injury
  • pregnancy
  • chronic constipation
  • lifting heavy weight
  • surgery in the area
  • Obesity

What are the symptoms of a hernia?

Different symptoms of Hernia are as follows:

  • Pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen
  • Pressure, weakness, or a feeling of heaviness in the abdominal area
  • aching sensation at the affected area
  • burning sensation in the oesophagus
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Treatment options for a hernia

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Medication
  • Surgery

Preventing a hernia

Preventing hernia completely is quite difficult but one can reduce the amount of strain and stress the body goes through, thus reducing the chances of getting affected. Prevention tips include:

  • Quitting smoking
  • Visiting a doctor whenever a discomfort is felt to keep hernia at bay.
  • Maintaining an appropriate and a healthy body weight
  • avoiding straining during urination or bowel movements
  • Avoid lifting heavy objects with the back and try to lift them with your knees

If you are looking for a reliable hospital for hernia treatment in New Delhi, then visit the Max Super speciality Hospital. The Max Hospital headed by Dr. Nikhil Agnihotri is one of the best hospitals for hernia treatment.

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