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I can't find my cause for dystautonomia/pots and i, keep getting worse. I also have 1st degree av block sleep apnea GERD gilberts syndrome minor neuropahy and syncope. Mayo clinic could not find a cause?

I can't find my cause for dystautonomia/pots and i, keep getting worse. I also have 1st degree av block sleep apnea GERD gilberts syndrome minor neuropahy and syncope. Mayo clinic could not find a cause?

Integrative doctor : If you been to mayo clinic, and they can't find a cause, and it's time to look for an integrative medical doctor who can work with you locally, and can pull all the information together, check your blood levels of various vitamins and macronutrients, spend time to review your records, and come up with a plan. It's time to start getting some answers! you have a lot going on right now that requires attention. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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My muscles burn in my arms and legs like crazy for two weeks...What can this be ? I don't workout but I am active..I have pots GERD gilberts syndrome

My muscles burn in my arms and legs like crazy for two weeks...What can this be ? I don't workout but I am active..I have pots GERD gilberts syndrome

Likely POTS: Check with your doctor, but many people affected with pots exhibit comorbid small fiber peripheral neuropathy, or nerve type pain that causes similar symptoms to the one you are describing. You should discuss this with your dr. ...Read more

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Can GERD, esophogitis and Gilbert's syndrome cause upper right quadrant pain? Hida scan normal lab for liver and pancreas normal?

Can GERD, esophogitis and Gilbert's syndrome cause upper right quadrant pain? Hida scan normal lab for liver and pancreas normal?

Yes: The Gilbert's syndrome is an essentially normal variant for some people and does not cause pain. However, if you have GERD and know esophagitis, you can experience this as right upper quadrant pain. Often those findings are associated with dysbiosis and this abnormal bowel kinesis causes the pain. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between terrible GERD and dysautonomia (specifically POTS syndrome)?

Is there a connection between terrible GERD and dysautonomia (specifically POTS syndrome)?

Funny you mention it: When I was in training in Cleveland, one of our docs Dr. Thomas Chelimsky suspected there was a syndrome composed of GERD, IBS, POTS, and MIGRAINES. Of course, dysautonomia is sort of the hypothetical construct that ties all 4 of those entities together. And so a tetrad of diseases was identified that could be found in certain individuals. ...Read more

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How do you confirm upper crossed syndrome? My main symptoms are upper back pain, gerd/digestion issues, fatigue, unable to deep breathe, and headache.

How do you confirm upper crossed syndrome? My main symptoms are upper back pain, gerd/digestion issues, fatigue, unable to deep breathe, and headache.

See specialist: Upper crossed syndrome involves the muscles of your upper torso. Gerd and indigestion are unrelated symptoms and should be evaluated by a gastroenteroligist. Your primary care physician can arrange a referral for evaluation of your musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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I have autonomic neuropathy pots /gilberts syndrome / first degree av block and GERD ..Gonna sound weird but my voice is changing on m ? Why is this?

I have autonomic neuropathy pots /gilberts syndrome / first degree av block and GERD ..Gonna sound weird but my voice is changing on m ? Why is this?

Changing voice: You need to see a doctor. Some of things which he would check will be your thyroid function and ian ENT doctor visit to check your vocal cords. ...Read more

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I have autonomic neuropathy / pots / sleep apnea / GERD / 1st degree av block / gilberts syndrome / doctors cannot find my cause for an and pots ?

Hospital setting: I would consider being referred to some sort of hospital setting, like mayo clinic, that can have you be seen by several related departments and get collaboration of the findings and tests. ...Read more

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What is gerd?

What is gerd?

Spit + pain: Gerd = gastroesophageal reflux disease. It's when food repeatedly comes up from the stomach into the esophagus, causing discomfort. If little babies spit up but don't have pain or fussiness, that's just spit-up, not gerd. ...Read more

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What is GERD?

What is GERD?

Heartburn: Gerd is the medical term for heartburn. It stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is your stomach acid refluxing or rising up into your esophagus ( food pipe) which presents as a burning sensation. If left untreated for a long period it can lead to severe irritation and inflammation of the lining of the esophagus. ...Read more

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Signs of gerd?

Signs of  gerd?

More on GERD: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for prevention. Please type "gerd" in the search box, and i think you'll find all the responses you could want! ...Read more

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Is GERD cureable?

Is GERD cureable?

Maybe: Gerd is usually controlled with lifestyle changes and medication. There are some who are "cured" with certain surgical procedures which don't allow the stomach contents to reflux up into the esophagus. See your pcp or a gastroenterologist or a surgeon who specializes in this area. Surgery is usually reserved for those who cannot get control with medications or have other reasons. ...Read more

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Symptoms of gerd?

Symptoms of gerd?

See answer: typically an acid taste in the mouth and an uncomfortable burning sensation in the chest. Classically along the sternum. Some people develop a horse voice or respiratory symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes gerd?

What causes gerd?

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is caused by incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter, allowing stomach acid to reflux into the lower esophagus. ...Read more

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What causes gerd?

GERD: Some reflux is normal, but when it causes damage to the esophagus, lungs, or vocal cords, or significantly impacts daily life, it is a disease. Many factors contribute to cause including diet, obesity, hiatal hernia, and too many random openings only the valve entering the stomach called transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (tlesr's). Diagnosis & treatment are patient specific. ...Read more

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Is GERD permanent?

GERD duration: Some people are cured of their GERD with changes in weight, diet, medications, etc. It may last a long time, it may be affected by certain conditions, but no, GERD is not permanent. It is in a sense curable. ...Read more

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Is GERD dangerous?

GERD: Common complications of untreated gerd are strictures of the esophagus. Less common is barrett's esophagus and malignant transformation into cancer. Smoking increases the risk of the latter in particular. ...Read more

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What exactly is gerd?

What exactly is gerd?

Acid in the esophagu: Gerd is gastroesophageal reflux disease, where stomach contents (usually but not always acidic) reflux back up into the esophagus, causing burning pain and sometimes injury to the esophagus lining. ...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