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Could indigestion cause you to feel short of breath?

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Dr. Joseph Moore
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Could be a problem

Sometimes indigestion and shortness of breath can be caused by blood flow problems to the heart and warn of an impending problem. You should talk to your doctor about it.

In brief: Could be a problem

Sometimes indigestion and shortness of breath can be caused by blood flow problems to the heart and warn of an impending problem. You should talk to your doctor about it.
Dr. Joseph Moore
Dr. Joseph Moore
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

Indigestion causes bloating which may push up on your diaphragm. This in turn limits the lungs ability to expand and causes shortness of breath.

In brief: Yes

Indigestion causes bloating which may push up on your diaphragm. This in turn limits the lungs ability to expand and causes shortness of breath.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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