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Why do you have shortness of breath when your GERD attacks? Why you need to burp to feel relieved?

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: The irritation

of the esophagus and refluxing of acid into your air tubes can cause a shortness of breath like sensation.
Often, burping relieves the pressure in the stomach, which improves the reflux. Hope this helps!

In brief: The irritation

of the esophagus and refluxing of acid into your air tubes can cause a shortness of breath like sensation.
Often, burping relieves the pressure in the stomach, which improves the reflux. Hope this helps!
Dr. Marvin Ott
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