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Why Does My Heart Burn Go Away During Exercise
Less acid secretion: Heart burn is caused by to acid in the stomach. The production of acid in the stomach is controlled by the hormone gastrin and it in turn is controlled by the neuropeptide gastrin releasing hormone. I suspect that your exercising has reduced grp release and thus decreased your stomach acid production. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
27f don't smoke, exercise regularly...I've been having upper back pain along with pain in both of my forearms. Also a heart burn feeling after eating.
Chest pain: Sounds like you have back strain and esophageal reflux or peptic disease, try antacid for the heartburn or over the counter ranitidine. A massage may help the back pain but if you actually have an ulcer, it could manifest as back pain. Don't hesitate to go to your doc for an exam, it will help. ...Read more
Is it ok to take Prilosec during the evenings since I take levothroxine in the mornings? I have a sore throat, no heart burn. It's acid reflux.
I have a burning feeling in the left side of my chest near my heart, doesn't feel like heartburn.comes and goes. What could this be?
Thanks for asking!: Call 911 or go to the ER. This is serious. ...Read more
May feel the same: Heart burn is a misnomer and has nothing to do with the heart except it can mimic angina. Angina is pain or discomfort that occurs because of inadequate circulation in the heart. Classic symptoms can usually be distinguished but most people need tests to tell them apart, at least early on until they know what they have. You should see your doctor! ...Read more
Define isosorbide monotrite usage, dosage. Any issue if it is taken for long time. Would it cause heart burn.
Not likely.: It is probably from lying flat and reflux. Can try a proton pump inhibitor (prilosec / Prevacid (lansoprazole) are now over the counter) for about 7-14 days in the evenings and see if symptoms disappear. If not, to be safe, should see a doc. Can also try sleeping in recliner / at >30degree angle for 2-3 nights and see if no symptoms--this would support gerd as cause. ...Read more
I've got lie vitamin D it's just 21 % but having problems taking vitamin D because it's making me have constant heart burn ?
I have a hernia in my stomach and I have found that I am having serious bouts of heart burn. Are both conditions related?
Can be difficult: Heart attack typically presents as chest pressure, tightness or heaviness as if someone is sitting on your chest, triggered by physical or emotional exertion, possibly spreading to your jaw, neck, shoulder or arm, associated with shortness of breath, pounding heart beat, sweating, dizziness or nausea. It may not present in this typical way. Can be confused with heart burn. If suspected, go to er. ...Read more
Hard to tell: It is at times difficult to differentiate between pain due to heart diease and that caused by problems of the upper GI tract.Specific symptoms, age, personal and family medical history may all help in making a determination. However, it is never a good idea to assume that indigestion is the cause. Better to go to the er and get an evaluation than to take an antacid and find out you were wrong. ...Read more
May be same symptoms: But very different problems. Heartburn is a symptom of burning discomfort behind breast bone-causes include reflux of stomach contents, inflammation of esophagus, stomach, ulcers, heart. Heart attack is muscle death in the heart caused by poor blood flow or blockage. May have discomfort, squeezing, burning, heavyness in chest, nausea, vomiting, sweats, shortness of breath, palpitations, faintness. ...Read more
More info: Chest pain can be caused by many things, more specific information would help to narrow down the likely suspects. Heartburn is a term often used to describe indigestion, acid reflux, or just gi-related pain in the lower chest/upper abdomen area. 'burning' is a more common phrase patients use for this pain rather than 'stabbing', which can often be more consistent with pleurisy or chest wall pain. ...Read more
Could be: It is common for heartburn symptoms to occur when lying down. This can present as chest pain. If you have other cardiac risk factors such as , family history, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking, or diabetes you should seek medical attention to rule out a blockage in your heart. ...Read more
Sure it's GERD?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. If unresponsive to maximum dose acid suppression, return to your GI doctor for re-evaluation please. ...Read more
What's the difference between heart burn chest pain and chest pain that could mean heart trouble?
Chest pain ?: Can be common , if u have it , see u physician asap for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Feeling slight pressure and burning in chest near to the left upper side. I'm only 17 could this be heart related? Doesn't feel like heartburn
Symptom: That symptom is unlikely to be heart related in a 17y/o ...Read more
After slowly coming off 4 x domperidone a day, 3 days afterwards stopping completely i've had heart burn since. Is this side effect likely to stop?
Heart burn : You may have been masking the GI symptoms with the withdrawn drug. Worth seeing your doc about it. ...Read more
How can I tell if I am having a heart burn or heart attack? It seems that symptoms of heart burn and heart attack are very similar, how can I tell the differences and the warning signs before it's too late
Treat heartburn: It can be hard to tell the difference even for your doctor without testing. I find it very useful to treat the heartburn proactively by avoiding foods that cause it and maybe using medication to suppress it if needed. That way you are less likely to get any chest pain. You should also talk to your doctor about modifying your risk factors for heart disease. ...Read more
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