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A 39-year-old female asked:

i am feeling a racing heartbeat in my upper chest.my ecg and bp are normal.when i lie down i feel more and later have severe burping.i am 40 year female.is this beat from heart or due to acid reflux.how to reduce this.i feel so scared to sleep.thanks?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Different: You likely have both, what you feel as heart beats are likely indeed heart beats. Burping reflects possible reflux and/or esophageal spasm. They are likely worsened by anxiety that creates the premises of a fast heart beat. If your symptoms are related or not will have to be investigated and seeing your primary care doc would be the first recommended step.

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