Anxiety caused acid reflux & heartburn and vice versa

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Good day guys ... Has anyone here also experience having anxiety while having acid reflux and heartburn? Or you have heartburn and acid reflux when you have anxiety ? I notice mine are always present. How do you cope up?

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    Hiya. Yes, when I first started having anxiety about my heart, it turned out that most of what I was feeling was heartburn and muscle tightness. I've tried to change my diet quite a lot to avoid that feeling, because it's not good for you and it makes my anxiety so much worse. So I eat a lot more whole foods, I stay away from coffee and fried food, and I generally don't eat late. For some reason if I eat popcorn (which I love) right before bed, I'll wake up with acid reflux super bad....so that's a no-no for me. 

    Drink lots of water. Try to eat healthy when you can! 

    Nicholas 

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    I used to get that, but I got tested for celiac disease and H-pilory. After going gluten free and taking antibiotics for the H-pilory, I have not had heartburn since, except if I forget to drink water. Other then that, I can't help you. Hope you feel better soon!

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    Oh yeah acid reflux and anxiety anxiety and acid reflux go sit in the middle your chest make your heart pound I agree little bit of both

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