I Have Heartburn

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Ouch!!!

    I found out last year that I have acid reflux disease. I thought I was having a heart attack...because I was having all the signs and symptoms. I am now taking Nexium on a daily basis to help me battle it. I have less attacks now, but they do come on strong every once in awhile.
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 24, 2007

    Everything's Burning :(

    My whole internal network is like... it's not a raging burn, but a slow simmer from the back of my throat, and it almost feels like it's creeping towards my ears, it's a horrible feeling.
    PussInBoots22 PussInBoots22
    70+, F
    Sep 29, 2013

    Having it right now :( Don't know what to do,

    the meds aren't helping. I want to eat some pickled cucumbers, but I think it will only make it worse.
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    Nov 21, 2014

    I first started suffering from heartburn over

    10 years ago. I noticed it when I would go to bed. I would drink water, lay down, and then feel intense burning in my gut. Over time, I would get it during the day. The pain would get so bad it felt like I was getting crushed. I couldn't breathe. I am on medication now, but that...
    FTDFTL79 FTDFTL79
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    Horrible Childhood Health

    i have been having heartburn since i was 11 so when i started getting it, i could'nt eat ANYTHING without getting heartburn it went on like that for a couple years but now i barely get heartburn anymore
    AwesomePerson AwesomePerson
    16-17, F
    Apr 9, 2009

    Mine Is Hereditary

    On my dad's side of the family. Started showing itself when I was in my early 20's. My first instinct was to eat to get it to calm down.  It'd calm down for a little while then flare back up. I've since learned that my Dad has it and have been treating it. Haven't...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface
    36-40, F
    Jun 6, 2007

    Life Changed

    Just one night out of the blue had severe pain in the chest and felt that I couldn't breathe.It felt like a heartattack but it was just the beginning of years of severe heartburn. Doctor's opinion was that my heartburn was due to gallbladder stones.I had my gall bladder removed...
    sherijin sherijin
    26-30, F
    Nov 16, 2009

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