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A 32-year-old male asked:

Have acid reflux. can eat anything w/no flare ups. have bad anxiety tho. whenever i stress my acid flares up bad. will managing stress eliminate acid?

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Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Anxiety and stress frequently can cause increased acid production. Reduce the stress and anxiety and your reflux may improve.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Please consider a consult with a Psychologist since stress is your major problem
Feb 9, 2015
Last updated Feb 10, 2015


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