posted on Nov, 14 2011 @ 07:25 AM
If it is a sliding hiatal hernia then you have more options I believe. However if it is a paraesophageal hernia, its a bit more serious in the sense
that the blood supply can actually get cut off, which is when they will do the surgery to put the hernia back in place in a sense. The time to
seriously look at surgery is if you have any sever abdomen and/or chest pain, nausea/vomiting, bad constipation cause it might point to a more serious
From what I read, laparoscopic surgery is fairly non invasive but there is still healing time afterwards I guess depending on the severity.
If you are experiencing the above symptoms I would definitely consider surgery since a constriction like that is some serious stuff. Good luck.