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I have hiatal hernia/gerd(good diet +nexium 40mg).Was cleared by 2 cardiologists(ecg, echo...), but every night i get tight chest/breathing diff.Why?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Hernia ?

It could be the hernia if it is a large one and slides into the chest specially when laying down or eating a large meal.
Hard to tell without seeing the studies done. Mention this to your doctor.

In brief: Hernia ?

It could be the hernia if it is a large one and slides into the chest specially when laying down or eating a large meal.
Hard to tell without seeing the studies done. Mention this to your doctor.
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Dr. Randy Stevens
Try sleeping one night in recliner. If you don't have pains then it may be hernia from being flat.
Dr. Joshua Liberman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: From the acid

The acid in your stomach is leaking up into your esophagus when you lay flat.
This causes pain in your chest. It's not from your heart.

In brief: From the acid

The acid in your stomach is leaking up into your esophagus when you lay flat.
This causes pain in your chest. It's not from your heart.
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