A 22-year-old female asked:
Why do i have worse feeling of somebodys hands around my neck choking me 24/7 & chest tightness? been on protonix & pepcid twice daily for 5 weeks
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Tension,stress: I doubt that GERD is responsible for these symptoms which are very characteristic of chronic stress and tension. I recommend stress management coaching , but you should discuss this with your physician as he/she knows all your history and findings.
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