Hi I have been having an issue since a couple of years now. Whenever I walk or do any rigorous activity like playing basketball or exercising I feel a burning sensation in my chest with increasing throat pain which eventually turns into a headache. It only stops when i stop doing whatever it i'm doing and relax for 5 - 10 mins...I have noticed that it does not happen or is bearable when i'm hungry (Empty stomach)...but if I take a walk with a full stomach I cannot walk even a couple of hundred feet...Please help!!!
You don't give your age, past history, habits, family history, weight, occupation, etc. Nevertheless, let me try to answer your question.
Esophageal reflux occurs with exercise and can result in a burning sensation in the chest which radiates up to the throat. You don't say why you can only walk a short distance after eating.
It is likely you have esophageal reflux, but one cannot rule out the possibility that some of the discomfort is from the heart. So check in with your physician and get the problem clarified.
Please be aware that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.
Visha, I have the same symptoms. I don't get the head ache but the burning in the throat and chest is so severe I have to stop walking. It's been going on for years and has gotten increasingly worse. I no longer exercise at all as a result. I've been tested for acid reflux, heart disease, cancer, you name it. No one has a solution. Did you find out what was wrong with you?
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