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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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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 omeprazole cause dizziness and palpitations?

Can omeprazole cause dizziness and palpitations?

Yes: Dizziness is reported in 2% of patients treated with omeprazole. Although not necessarily related to omeprazole, pain and discomfort caused by the condition for which Omeprazole is taken (eg. Heartburn) can lead to elevated adrenaline responses that are known to cause palpitations. ...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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What can cause heartburn?

What can cause heartburn?

Read this: Short article on cause, ways to revert it effectively without using dangerous medications :https://www.kaushikmd.com/heartburn-do-you-know-this/ ...Read more

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Can constipation cause breathlessness?

Can constipation cause breathlessness?

Possible: In severe constipation with abdominal bloating and distention, it is possible to experience shortness of breath due to pressure on the diaphragm and impairment of its movement. ...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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Can anxiety cause stomach aches?

Can anxiety cause stomach aches?

Absolutely!: or headaches, or any body pain. These are called somatizations and are a physical manifestation of anxiety, a symptom if you will. cognitive behavioral therapy can help. take care. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause breathlessness?

Can anxiety cause breathlessness?

Yes: Anxiety or stress can cause many symptoms in the body such as breathlessness, nausea, headache, or even chest pains. One way to help relax is to take deep breaths in and out very slowly 3 or 4 times. If the breathless symptoms persist i would suggest calling your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause severe heartburn?

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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Can heartburn cause dizziness? What else can cause dizziness?

Can heartburn cause dizziness? What else can cause dizziness?

Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The greatest concern would be if the heart burn was related to blood loss, which could also cause dizziness. A great many things not related to the digestive tract can also cause dizziness. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause diaherra?

Can anxiety cause diaherra?

Anxiety: Anxiety can cause multiple symtpoms including psychological and physical physical symptoms include nausea vomiting diarrhea chest pain dizziness fainting weakness sweating cramps headaches etc please rule out medical causes also thanks. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause dizziness and fatigue?

Can gastritis cause dizziness and fatigue?

Possible: Especially if the gastritis results in dehydration, or is caused by a systemic infection, associated with fever. Your treating doctor could assess whether another co-morbidity, such as anemia, is present. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause tachycardia?

Can GERD cause tachycardia?

No direct link: It is possible however that some patients have an exaggerated heart rate response to pain or irritation in the esophagus induced by the acid reflux. The heart rate response maybe related an autonomic system response or secondary to anxiety. ...Read more

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Can bloating cause heart palpatations?

Can bloating cause heart palpatations?

Yes: Bloating can be uncomfortable and adversely affect the ability for inspiration. The diaphragm is forced superior further impacting on a deep breath. This can result in shallow breathing which causes hyperventilation resulting in chest pain and shortness of breath. ...Read more

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more