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Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
After an asthma attack, i appear to have a severe headache that lasts a day. What should I do? Also, have noticed an increase in heartburn occurrences as well. What should I do? Are these normal?
See your physician: Heartburn in asthma patients may be due to higher than normal acid reflux from the stomach and/or taking Prednisone for asthma attacks. Some people develop migraines along with allergy; if your asthma attacks are associated with exposure to allergens, that may explain it. Another explanation, that nasal allergy worsens along with your asthma and causes headache, see a board-certified allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment for gerd? I don't have heartburn but I have constant post nasal drip symptoms & asthma. Which medications should I take?
Why would i develop heartburn after starting ppis? Had severe allergies/asthma since child, was told (despite allergy testing) that it might be GERD
I was diagnosed with mild asthma. I am on advair. After i eat, I have trouble breathing. Can this be related to gerd? No heartburn or indigestion.
Panic ; Anxiety: I agree with dr. Burns that asthma can certainly develop secondary to gerd. However, physical sensations can be especially alarming to people who are prone to anxiety. This does not mean that gerd "causes" the anxiety or panic attacks -- your system is just extremely fine-tuned to physical sensation. This triggers your oversensitive system to react with anxiety. Cbt can help anxiety a lot! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Off/on feel indigestion in back & where I swallow. Can my asthma cause these symptoms since I'm coughing a little. Extreme anxiety, no fever,Heart ok.
Possibly related: It is possible that the reflux can be so severe that it spills over into the lungs and triggers coughing or an asthma attack. So...it is the indigestion that triggers the asthma, not the reverse. This can certainly lead to anxiety!!! Have you ever had an upper endoscopy to evaluate the indigestions? See your doctor. You may need this done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can indigestion/acid reflux cause chest tightness & feeling like I cant take a deep breath? Peak flow normal not DX w asthma had normal EKG/stethoscop
Very much so: I can tell you from both a professional and personal standpoint that acid reflux can be and is responsible for chest tightness, a sensation that a satisfying breath cannot be taken and is a very under diagnosed cause of cough and even sinus disease. It is very commonly mistaken for a heart attack or asthma and can significantly interfere with sleep and voice quality if acid hits vocal cords. ...Read more
Some slight indigestion, burning in throat. History of mucous buildup in throat, coughing, spitting. Asthma, panic disorder, had pneumonia 2x in 7 mo ?
I'm asthmatic. I'm taking singulair (montelukast) and Seretide for treatment. when I stop using Singulair (montelukast) for 2-3 days I get heartburn and difficulty in swallowing?
?: Kind of strange, would be because-of, not the opposite, at any rate, keep using it if no other side effects, and tell your doctor about it ...Read more
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