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I've been having anxiety and shortness of breath. But that isn't all, I also have been getting heartburn and I can feel my heart thumping and my heart rate increases for no reason often. I get random pains in my chest and abdomen, along with using the bathroom less often. I also noticed a bulge on the back of my neck. I am only 19 and my anxiety keeps making me think I am having a heart attack, can someone please help me find out what this is?

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replied January 24th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Anxiety and acid reflux may be together causing these discomforts . One needs anxiolytic, psychotherapy sessions and other needs diet lifestyle adjustments, small frequent meals and regular exercise. Visit our GERD health center for further guidance.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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