Prevention of Umbilical Hernia

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Preventing an umbilical hernia involves: avoiding obesity and maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding situations that favour abdominal distension such as physical overexertion, constipation, chronic coughing or frequent Valsalva manoeuvres (using the strength of the abdomen to hold air in without exhaling), and performing targeted exercise to tone the abdominal wall.

The donations that can be done through this webpage are exclusively for the benefit of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona through Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica and not for BBVA Foundation, entity that collaborates with the project of PortalClínic.


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