... r been a smoker and I'm not overweight, so the pulmonologist says I'm not his typical patient, but he was clear on the diagnosis. I have a recurring cough and my chest feels tight pretty frequently. ... (3 replies)
... stomach is full especially just under lung ribs in the middle. If you drink water on empty stomach in the morning you will feel your stomach suddenly become more tight than usual. ... (8 replies)
... Yes, I have had many of those symptoms and have found an explanation and some relief.
What you can do to get better:
1. Buy a wedge pillow or raise the head of your bed by 8". Propping up regular pillows won't work because you're trying to raise your esophagus above your stomach and that means your head and shoulders need to be in a straight line. Also don't sleep... (2 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with intermittent reflux after numerous endoscopies and barium x rays however I've been badly affected every day for over two years and I believe I have LPR and a post nasal drip.
My symptoms are:
Difficulty swallowing food all the time, sometimes swallowing saliva is difficult
Excess mucous on right side of... (2 replies)
... We had to wait till 2 months ago for a new fiberglass roof. Chest still okay. ... (0 replies)
... Hi There
I am new to this site, I only dicovered it by surfing the net trying in desperation to find an answer to my problem, but it seems after reading the problems you all suffer, that there is'nt a cure, just temporary relief by taking the strong medications that are prescribed to us all.
I too have suffered terribly with a bad stomach and oesophagitus acid reflux for... (34 replies)
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... I have been through all of the same crap and worries you all have too....the tight chest, shortness of breath, quit all acid foods including coffee, and all the heart and lungs tests, which were fine. ... (34 replies)
... Ive had a tight chest for just over a Day and its starting to grind me down! Also ive never ached so much in my life. Why are these things sent to test us in life? ... (0 replies)
... I have been suffering with this for two weeks and I have no idea which symptoms may be connected to my newly acquired TMJ or my flare up of GERD.
Two weeks ago after a heavy meal and a few days after damaging my jaw I woke up in the night with a weird throat spasm and feeling like I had something stuck in my throat. Then over the weeks I started to get the lump feeling... (4 replies)
... These are the symptoms that I had that were easily diagnosed and resolved: acidity, burping/gas, lightheadedness, tightness in chest, pounding hearbeat or head, stomach pain. If you have these, you may have what I had which is an H. pylori bacterial infection of the digestive system. You can ask for an H.pylori test which is a simple blood test or stool test. The treatment... (0 replies)
... sharp, dull, vague, uncomfortable, achey, centered chest tightness. I feel it around below sternum as well. ... (31 replies)
... What did you do to stop this. Really painful in the chest forever due to reflux. ... (30 replies)
... I had never had pain like that in my life! I also had indigestion and I'd pop a tum and it would go away. I was never so scared when that pain first hit me. Thanks, and I hope everyone has a good day today too!! (30 replies)
... Hello MLB65, You have described my symptoms to a tee!! It has been over a year now with this going on and off for me. Last year this time, the mucus and tight chest started for me. I thought I was getting asthma. It really scared me. I took a puff of a family members inhaler, but it didn't do much for me. ... (30 replies)
... Thanks so much for responding!!
I know I have to stop looking at these health boards so much...causing anxiety.
I just have that darn constant pain between the shoulder blades and the swollen feeling in my chest. I am so worried that I have damaged my esophagus. I"m going for a barium swallow test next week.
Saw a doctor today and he thinks the pain in the shoulder... (34 replies)
... I have been suffering from tight chest and pressure in the head for the last 10years. ... (4 replies)
... Relax those chest muscles
http://www.abc-of-yoga.com/yogapractice/stretch.asp (34 replies)
... From there your esophagus begins to tighten up which is where the "tight chest" feeling comes from. As I posted earlier it is like someone is standing on your chest and you can barely breathe. ... (22 replies)
... Yes, my doctor did tell me this was the inside healing. However because my problem is so bad right now I keep refluxing more and more so I continued to have the tight chest. ... (22 replies)