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I Have Heartburn

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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 1 Response Jun 6, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    If I don't take my medication I suffer

    so bad from extreme pain, increased PVCS and it just hisses inside me. Over the counter medication does nothing.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 1 Response Sep 24, 2015

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