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Can Heavy Lifting Give You a Hernia?

7 days ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

Q: Can heavy lifting give you a hernia?
A: We often hear that a hernia first developed during a period of heavy lifting. But it is more likely to be a combination of factors at play.
Because of the way our anatomy develops during the embryonic stage, a certain amount of weakness is often present at birth, typically in the abdominal wall near the belly button and/or groin.
Many patients go on to develop hernias in these areas, even without the undue stress of heavy lifting. That said, anything that raises pressure within the abdomen - coughing, lifting, sneezing or bearing down - can strain...
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