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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Well..it may cause..: For example: heartburn can be perceived as a possible heart attack and thus can cause the person to be nervous/anxious/scared, but this just means it can trigger those symptoms, not causing the anxiety disorder itself. Having underlying anxiety disorder and having certain illnesses can make the anxiety worse over time. If severe/persistent, you can develop anxiety/depressive disorder. Consult doc. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause anexity?

Can caffeine cause anexity?

Hmmm...: What do you mean by anxiety? In my way of thinking, caffeine (espcially in normal amounts) as a drug does not have the pharmacological property of causing ANXIETY. However, EXCESS caffeine usage in an individual can, by a different number of ways (i.e. too much as in Energy drinks, withdrawal as in cutting back or sudden cold turkey) cause jitteriness, nervoussness, shakiness, etc. ...Read more

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Can caffeine -coffee cause a headache?

Can caffeine -coffee  cause a headache?

No: Caffeine does not directly cause headache, too much of the substance can trigger “caffeine rebound.” A caffeine rebound headache occurs from withdrawal of caffeine after a sufferer continually consumes too much of the substance. ...Read more

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Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Not likely: in judicious amounts (2-3 cups a day?) HOWEVER: caffeine may acutely increase blood pressure and also worsen palpitations (premature atrial and ventricular contractions as well as increase chances of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation) No problems when you drink it in moderation if you have a healthy heart. Remember also that caffeine is present in energy drinks, colas and other OTC preparations ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause itching?

Can caffeine cause itching?

Yes: I have heard of this happening to others. ...Read more

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Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Caffeine: Drinking caffeinated beverages / caffeine pills can cause mild diuresis but caffeine in moderation does not cause dehydration. ...Read more

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Can heartburn cause a headache?

Can heartburn cause a headache?

No: If you have heart burn it is separate from headaches which are most commonly migraines. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause insomnia?

Can GERD cause insomnia?

Yes: Gerd or gastroesophageal reflux disease can be thought of as a really bad case of heartburn that just won't quit. If your reflux gets worse when you lay down, then that discomfort can make it very difficult to get to sleep , eg cause insomnia. There are many medications, some over-the-counter, to treat gerd. Better yet, alter your lifestyle to minimize risk. Or change your sleeping position. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause vomiting?

Can GERD cause vomiting?

GERD symptoms : Yes, gerd can cause vomiting, stomach and/or chest burning sensation, bad taste in your mouth. You should eat low fat, irritant( caffeine, sauces, spicy food, sodas, alcohol) free diet in order to keep it under control. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause heartburn to worsen?

Can pregnancy cause heartburn to worsen?

Yes: According to my book, zantac/ranitidine is considered pregnancy category b. That means it is probably safe for you to take. I recommend you call your OB first however. Don't take Prilosec which is Omeprazole (prevacid (lansoprazole) which is Lansoprazole may be ok). Don't take tums. Check with your ob. ...Read more

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How can coffee cause palpitations?

How can coffee cause palpitations?

Caffeine.: The caffeine in regular coffee is a stimulant, and too much in a short amount of time can cause palpitations, anxiety, jitteriness, sleeplessness and irritability. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause heart palpitations?

Can caffeine cause heart palpitations?

Definitely: Caffeine is a relatively potent stimulant, and as true with all stimulants, it can cause palpitations and a rise in one's heart rate. Should one experience multiple palpitations and/or an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, be sure to see your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more