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When I eat fats and sugar, my heart beats rapidly and I get chest pains, what should I eat to cleanse my colon and prevent this?

When I eat fats and sugar, my heart beats rapidly and I get chest pains, what should I eat to cleanse my colon and prevent this?

Several answers: Consider high blood sugar. Also, sometimes low chest pains with eating fats or sugars with a high fat content can indicate a gallbladder problem.

The concept of "cleansing the colon" is problematic. No clear study has shown a benefit or even what a "toxin" is.
That being said, I believe that good colon throughput is important and healthful. Goal 25-35g fiber daily. Consider bran buds. ...Read more

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Every time I eat get chest pains with each mouthful?

Every time I eat get chest pains with each mouthful?

More information?: Do you feel like food is getting stuck in your chest when swallowing? If the answer is yes you may have a problem with your esophagus. I advise you to first ensure you are chewing your food completely, also try taking smaller bites.

You should discuss the issue with your doctor. ...Read more

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I weigh 33kg. I eat on time but I seem to get thinner. I feel tired all the time and I have headaches and chest pains and stomachaches.

Major Depression: Thank You for expressing your concerns about your Health.
“headaches, chest pains and stomachaches” are due to stress causing Anxiety.
Weight of 33kg and “seem to get thinner” is likely due to Depression or a medical condition.
See Physician for Diagnosis of low weight and Treatment
See Psychiatrist for Anxiety and Depression; medication, Therapy for stresses of traumatic experiences relationships ...Read more

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Been on low carb diet for 6mo, lost 50 lbs. Occasionally I'd treat myself to whatever carb I want. Now if I eat carbs I get horrible chest pains. Why?

Guilt?: Don't discount guilt as a factor but, alternatively, you may be having acid reflux with esophagitis. Try not to eat or drink anything within 3 hours of bedtime, elevated the head of your bed with bricks/blocks, and consider an OTC med like ranitidine or omeprazole. PS, ibuprofen, which you list, can make your symptoms worse. ...Read more

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Have mild gastritis. Have chest pain bad especially if I eat something immediately after or while I'm eating get instant chest pain. Last forever.

Have mild gastritis. Have chest pain bad especially if I eat something immediately after or while I'm eating get instant chest pain. Last forever.

See doc: I see you are already on protonix so go back to doctor for evaluation to be sure it is gastritis and not something else like cardiac. Perhaps you need to be scoped if you have not been recently ...Read more

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I get chest pain whenever I eat anything cold. This pain starts after few hours and it stays for few days and thee I am normal. Please advice!

Esophageal disorder: Chest pain that occurs shortly after eating or eating very cold or very hot liquid may be due to abnormal spasms of the esophagus. The esophagus propels food and drink to the stomach for digestion after eating. Inappropriate spasms can cause pain and difficulty swallowing. It can be acute or chronic and may be diagnosed by a barium swallow. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat I get upper chest pain. I do have a small hernia...Is that causing the chest pain.

Unlikely: Large hiatal hernias would be likely to cause this. These are also known as paraesophageal hernias. Small hiatal hernias are usually not of much consequence, but could get larger over the years. Also, spasm of the esophagus could cause the pain. This is diagnosed with manometry where a small tube goes through the nose and into the stomach. ...Read more

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Every time I eat heavy meal I get Palpitations and some chest pain. Why is that?

Reflux: Your food is refluxing into your esophagus and irritating it and the vagus nerve there and triggering chest pain and palpitations. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What's the difference between acid reflux and erosive acid reflux? I usually get chest pain if I don't eat within an hour of taking prilosec.

What's the difference between acid reflux and erosive acid reflux? I usually get chest pain if I don't eat within an hour of taking prilosec.

GERD: Acid reflux is the term describing spillage of stomach acid into the esophagus. Erosive acid reflux is spillage associated with superficial esophageal lining breaks (erosions). Erosive acid reflux may lead to ulcers that are deeper lesions that can cause pain and difficulty with food digestion. Erosions may be painful as well. ...Read more

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I feel nauseous when I don't eat, I also get headaches, but when I do eat I feel like throwing up. A lot of chest pain and my acid is always rising?

GERD: You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. I would recommend trying an otc ppi such as omeprazole. The nausea may be from a low blood sugar level since you have not been eating much. The chest pain may be secondary to the gerd. It would be advised that you see a primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Chest pain palpitations feeling like you have to cough because of it. Could be esophagus spasms? Arythmyia? Have mild gastritis get pain after eat too

Chest pain palpitations feeling like you have to cough because of it. Could be esophagus spasms? Arythmyia? Have mild gastritis get pain after eat too

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if it is severe or persistent. ...Read more

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I get mid/ lower chest pain or burning pain when I eat some foods, i.E fried chicken, frys also some breads, fizzy drinks and candy. I'm confused why.

I get mid/ lower chest pain or burning pain when I eat some foods, i.E fried chicken, frys also some breads, fizzy drinks and candy. I'm confused why.

Concerned: Although the symptoms are consistent with gastritis/ esophagitis, I still think you need an evaluation by a physician urgently. Chest pain can always be a symptom of a heart related problem. ...Read more

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Cn eating fast and being anxious whilst eating cause GERD in young adult if been doing for 3 years? Get chest pain/stomach pain bending over after eat

Cn eating fast and being anxious whilst eating cause GERD in young adult if been doing for 3 years? Get chest pain/stomach pain bending over after eat

Yes, although it: Might not be GERD, just burping (get an MD to look at this). Sounds like anxiety rules your eating habits, so deal with the anxiety. Eating slowly, chewing thoroughly and drinking only a little water with the food will aid digestion, minimize gaseous backlash and stomach/intestinal pain. Enjoy your food as much as possible and see someone about that anxiety. ...Read more

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Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to constrict ute of the esophagus. Consider being seen. Work up would likely include a swallowing study and an egd. ...Read more