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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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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Can constipation cause severe heartburn?

Not really: constipation refersto difficulty in the large intestine: heartburn refer to stomach lining irriation from gastric acid or reflux ( GERD). ...Read more

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Could constipation cause and/or aggravate heartburn?

Could constipation cause and/or aggravate heartburn?

Constipation/heartbu: Not usual;ly cause heartburn, but can aggravate it. ...Read more

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I'm always tired, have heartburn all the time, and feel nauseas alot, constipated i feel as well. What can cause this?

I'm always tired, have heartburn all the time, and feel nauseas alot, constipated i feel as well. What can cause this?

Heartburn: Heartburn at your age is probably related to stress and also the diet you are following, avoid all sodas, greasy junk food, eat lots of vegetables, fruits, drnk water, not acidic juices, avoid caffeine and chocolate and life will be better. ...Read more

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Im constipated, very mild pain in upper left abdomen and left mid area excessive heartburn, no lost weight, no fever, no discoloration of stools cause?

Im constipated, very mild pain in upper left abdomen and left mid area excessive heartburn, no lost weight, no fever, no discoloration of stools cause?

Go see your DR: For a thorough exam. You may have stomach irritation. Otc Prilosec and antacids may work for now . Try some laxatives/ stool softeners. You may need endoscopy and colonoscopy for further workup in the future. Avoid caffeine , spicy foods , alcohol , soda to minimize heartburn. Bless you ! ...Read more

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Can indigestion cause constipation?

Can indigestion cause constipation?

Some circumstances: Indigestion describes an upset stomach; constipation relates to infrequent stooling. There is little likelihood of a cause & effect relationship. However, many patients with indigestion reach for remedies that may be constipating (e.g. Calcium or aluminum-based antacids). Also, global dysfunction of transit through the gut would result in both symptoms due to a slow emptying stomach & colon. ...Read more

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Iron tablets intake causes me some indigestion and or constipation, any alternative supplement plans, please ther is?; apart from taking it from food

Iron tablets intake causes me some indigestion and or constipation, any  alternative supplement plans, please ther is?; apart from taking it from food

Gluconate or diet : Ferrous gluconate is more mild on the G.I. Tract, and produces less constipation if iron is needed. Dietary sources for iron includes green, leafy vegetables that and spinach, which are high in iron. However you cannot have dairy products at the same time, or the iron gets bound, and rendered inactive. So these are 2 great alternatives. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more