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8 possible causes of "Heartburn, Shortness of breath"
  • Heart murmurs
  • High blood pressure
  • Low blood pressure
  • Heartburn
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
1. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Heartburn
  • Unable to take deep breaths
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feelings of detachment
  • Hand tremor
2. Panic Disorder
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of having a panic attack. You are having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror that has no obvious cause. You may experience physical symptoms such as ...
  • Unpleasant taste in mouth
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Shortness of breath
  • Flatulence
3. Hiatal Hernia
A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach pushes up through your diaphragm and into your chest.The diaphragm is a large muscle that lies between your abdomen and chest. You use this muscle to help yo...
  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Moist skin
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
4. Angina Pectoris
Angina is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. Lower blood flow means your heart isn't getting enough oxygen. This pain often occurs with physical activity or stress. Stable angina, als...
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heartburn
  • Liver enlarged
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Exercise intolerance
5. Metabolic Syndrome X
Metabolic syndrome X is a group of four risk factors that can increase your chance of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The four risk factors include: increased bloo...
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Umbilical swelling
  • Rapid breathing
  • Heartburn
  • Shortness of breath
  • Groin swelling
6. Hernia
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. Hernias are most common in th...
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Ataxia
  • Heart rate altered
  • Heartburn
  • Shortness of breath
  • Numbness of foot
7. Beriberi
Beriberi is a disease brought on by a Vitamin B-1 (thiamine) deficiency. There are two types of the disease: wet beriberi and dry beriberi . Wet beriberi can effect heart function and, in the most extreme cases, hear...
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Discoloration of skin
8. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder. This means that it's a condition in which the body's immune system attacks its own body. Healthy tissue is destroyed because the immune system mistakenly thinks it is ...

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