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Can gerd damage the vegus nerve

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
20 years experience Neurology
Nerves in the neck: The vagal nerves, 1 on either side of the neck, control the vocal cords; the left vagal nerve also gives parasympathetic innervation to the heart. In ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
19 years experience General Surgery
Vagus: Interesting question. Symptoms of stimulation of the vagus nerve are not usually associated with anxiety. The vagus nerve has many functions and i w ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sheffield
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: It can stimulate the vagus but that is not common. Many times anxiety can feel like heartburn but it should be relatively easy to tell the difference ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
GERD: A rapid heart rate is not in general a part of gastroesophageal reflux disease syndrome. The vagus nerve does have a proximity to the area but is not ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Endothelial Problem: Heavy meals can cause the cells covering the interior wall of arteries to become sluggishly and sticky, a condition called endothelial dysfunction. Th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
People feel many: different things in their chests and think they are coming from their heart. If you had symptoms and no evidence on EKG for any abnormality then it is ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet change: No soda ever. Lose weight if obese. No liquids with food. Eat dinner at. 6 -7 PM latest. Avoid mint, caffeine and chocolate as well as spicy food afte ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Not: I do t know of gerd causing head tightness or affecting nerves in the back of you head. Please get a evans opinion. www.drlugo.com.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Gerd: Your sphincter is controlled by the autonomic nervous system so that a defect in your upper spine would not interfere with it. Good Luck
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Sounds like GERD: Gerd="gastroesophageal reflux disease." stuff from stomach (whether acid or not) regurgitates back into esophagus--due to inappropriate relaxation of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk w your DR 1st.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. ... Read More
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