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Hernia Awareness Month
May 1, 2022 – May 31, 2022 CDT
National Hernia Awareness Month recognizes that hernias affect millions of Americans, but only a portion of those suffering seek any kind of medical treatment.
National Hernia Awareness Month is observed each June in order to raise public awareness about hernias and effective hernia treatment. A hernia occurs when there is a weakness in the wall of the area it occurs. There are a number of places and types of hernias that can occur within the body.