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Why does my chest feels tight and its harder to breathe after eating a meal?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Many reasons

You may be eating too much or the food is causing the stomach to compress something in the thoracic cavity (where the lung is) if there is a hiatal hernia.
It could be a vasovagal response. Many reasons. You should consult with your doctor.

In brief: Many reasons

You may be eating too much or the food is causing the stomach to compress something in the thoracic cavity (where the lung is) if there is a hiatal hernia.
It could be a vasovagal response. Many reasons. You should consult with your doctor.
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