Hello everyone. I am a 30 year old female that has suffered from severe anxiety and, Acid Reflux since I was 19 years old. Both the reflux and anxiety have been heightened however due to the fact I moved away from my home and family in Virginia, to Montana in March with my fiance. I know that Anxiety can give you many, many symptoms.
Yesterday in the early afternoon, I experienced a burning beneath the ribs, all across that area. It was there for only a minute to be quickly replaced by the most uncomfortable pressure in that area. I had the pressure there almost all day today but, it went away for an hour or 2. Until I ate dinner..then BAM..the pressure is back. Feeling tired because of my emotional roller coaster I tried to take a nap but, while lying there, I kept having palpitations. I know Anxiety can cause them but, I am wondering if Acid Reflux, or gas can as well. Also, about 2-3 years ago, I was rushed to the hospital believing I was having a heart attack. An X-ray was taken on my chest to check out my lungs and heart. They came back fine. The doctor ran a bunch of blood tests that came back fine and, also, I had an EKG that was fine. The doctor told me the chances of me having a heart attack any time soon was like being hit by lightning and told me is was the reflux and the anxiety just made it worse. Do you think that I can still trust that my heart is fine and, that I am just letting my anxiety get the better of me?
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