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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. Alan Ali
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Nervousness (Definition)

Nervousness is feeling anxious or afraid in certain circumstances or with particular people, objects or activities. It might make one feel jittery or afraid. Nervousness can sometimes cause people to avoid the things that make them fearful. Reasons for nervousness could be biological or from ...Read more


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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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Ive been taking fluoxetine for 20 days now. I'm experiencing the side effects, insomnia, heartburn, perspiration, nervousness. Should I switch?

Ive been taking fluoxetine for 20 days now. I'm experiencing the side effects, insomnia, heartburn, perspiration, nervousness. Should I switch?

Talk to doctor: If taking fluoxetine's on the advice of a doctor then, you should 1st talk to the doctor & get THEIR opinion if they agree these are TRUE side effects or are interactions with other drugs or conditions possibly interfering. You shouldn't just switch to something else without their approval. Wanna discuss this in a live consultation? Write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Can nervousness or excitement cause itching?

Can nervousness or excitement cause itching?

Yes: Nervous itching is common. It is often associated with a skin condition called neurodermatitis. Seek help from a psychologist or a good dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can Ambien cause nervousness the following day. If so is lunesta (eszopiclone) a better option.

Can Ambien cause nervousness the following day. If so is lunesta (eszopiclone) a better option.

Yes and no: Ambien and Lunesta (eszopiclone) are more alike than different. Neither usually produce withdrawal anxiety. But if yo get it from one, likely will from the other although Lunesta (eszopiclone) .Doesn't burn off as fast and may not provide such rapid withdrawal. There are other medications that have good to excellent sleep induction properties, and thee are ways to train your brain to go to sleep naturally without meds. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause apprehension and nervousness about driving a car and impair and affect driving skills?

Possibly: If a person becomes too anxious about performing a task- it may impair their performance. ...Read more

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Medically,which are root causes of nervousness and depression?is it imbalance of nuro-transmiters??if yesthenwhy?

Medically,which are root causes of nervousness and depression?is it imbalance of nuro-transmiters??if yesthenwhy?

Yes: Neurotransmitter imbalance is a main cause for anxiety and depression. Other causes can vary from thyroid to adrenal problems, MTHFR and genetic pre-dispositions, to diet and lifestyle including food sensitivities (such as gluten). Nutrient deficiencies are also a factor. ...Read more

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I have a constant uneasy feeling of dread and nervousness. Did my neglect towards my diabetes cause these symptoms?

I have a constant uneasy feeling of dread and nervousness. Did my neglect towards my diabetes cause these symptoms?

Could be: Low and high blood sugar levels can cause alterations in mental status that may include nervousness. The symptoms you described can also be caused by anxiety disorders and other psychiatric disorders. Your best option will be to get your diabetes under control to see if your symptoms go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can we cure nervousness and mild termor caused by taking ciprofloxin hydrochloride? Is this side effect reversible after being controled?

How can we cure nervousness and mild termor caused by taking ciprofloxin hydrochloride? Is this side effect reversible after being controled?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) tremor: These side effects resolve after you come off cipro (ciprofloxacin). It can take 10 to 60 days. To help, exercise steadily twice a day, minimize caffeine and sugar, and as able get involved in relaxation maneuvers and even yoga. If protracted, acupuncture helps tremendously. Be careful with exercise. Stay light and steady. Do not overload muscles. Walking briskly, very easy jog, cycling, rowing best. ...Read more

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


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