A Hernia can be defined when a tear and weakness affects the abdominal muscles of the body. This makes the organs such as the intestines and the fatty tissues to protrude through the weakened area. This protrusion can cause a noticeable bulge in the body, pain, discomfort and can strain your body. If left untreated the tear can become bigger and the protrusions can cause major complications in the body. Hernia or weakness or tearing of the abdominal muscles can also happen in the childhood, hence they can also be congenital.
The reasons causing the weakness of the abdominal muscles can be age, injury or due to a surgical incision. However there are still reasons for developing Hernia due to simple life activities and lifestyle.
- Chronic Cough
- Straining during lifting heavy objects
- Straining during bowel movements and urination
- Pregnancy and labour
- Use of certain types of medication and steroids
Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon has a specialized clinic to treat the different types of Hernia. The teams of reputed laparoscopic surgeons specialize in understanding the reasons and the cause of the hernia formation and treat the patients accordingly. The Hernia Clinic has also associated with international agencies like Hernia International to treat chronic patients of different age groups. The international agency has also tied up with Paras to treat patients from weaker sections of the society.
Through the Hernia Clinic various congenital cases and adult hernia cases have been successfully treated.