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A 27-year-old male asked:

Chest burn when i eat or drink and a lot of the time really was diagnosed with anxiety disorder lburning been going on almost 2 week could it be heart?

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Dr. David Hoffman
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Anxiety-Heartburn: With continued symptoms you need to get checked again. No MD, but have a lot pt. with anxiety. Anxiety can create a heightened state of arousal that can increase stomach upset and acid, so even if you have anxiety, you could have very real stomach issues as a result. If correct, should go away with Pepcid or the like, but follow up with Doc, make sure nothing more. Psychotherapy too
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