Hernia is a condition in which internal organs in the abdomen gets displaced & protrude outwards. It gives rise to swelling in the particular region. As per Ayurveda it is correlated with "Antra Vriddhi". In hernia fatty tissue or organ squeezes out through weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue which is known as hernia.
It is the most common type of hernia in both men and women. Inguinal hernia occurs in the abdomen near groin area it develops when fatty or intestinal tissues push weak abdominal wall near right or left inguinal ring.
In indirect inguinal hernia two-third part of inguinal canal is entered through internal inguinal ring & in direct inguinal hernia one-third part of hernia pass through inguinal canal.
In this type of hernia intestines sticks out through opening in abdominal muscles through umbilical cord. This type hernia affects both infants and adults.
When a tissue pushes through wall of femoral canal (femoral artery, small veins and nerves) it is known as femoral hernia. It will appear near the groin or thigh.
This hernia is a birth defect that occurs when there is an abnormal opening in the diaphragm (muscle between the chest & abdomen). In this type of hernia opening allows part of the organs from the belly to move in chest cavity near the lungs.
This type of hernia occurs when upper part of stomach pushes up through your diaphragm and into your chest region.
This type of hernia is caused due to incomplete healed surgical wounds.