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  • drtowfigh

    October 13, 2016 at 3:40 am


    Great questions:

    Yoga and any other exercise including walking is protective. Keep it up. They do not cause hernias or make them worse.

    Yes, you must wait if you continue to have pain. Your heart is more important than any hernia. The only exception would be if you end up in the emergency with strangulation of intestine in your Hernia. Fortunately, that occurs very rarely, a small fraction of 1% per year.