How do I manage my hernia on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Although most hernias are painless or mildly uncomfortable, a hernia can affect you in other ways. Lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and losing excess body weight can help you manage your symptoms and prevent serious health complications to your health. It's best to avoid or limit heavy limiting or learning to lift correctly and with support if lifting is part of your everyday routine. Seeking support from your symptoms from a doctor, family, and friends can also help you manage and understand your hernia symptoms.

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