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Feeling of skipped heart beat on holding breath, frequent GERD, no heartburn, denied scope after suspicion of hiatal hernia. Suggestion?

When I hold my breath I get a sensation like my heart is skipping a beat. Also, I get gerd every night for about an hour or so and it also feels like my heart is skipping a beat, I check my pulse and all seems normal. Gerd doesn t feel like the heartburn I had when I was pregnant. The specialist refused to do a scope after my gp said that it was a hiatal hernia and I never got to go for the echo that my go was supposed to put a req in for.
Asked On : Sat, 15 Sep 2012
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K u need to change ur life modifications accordingly with pharmacotherapy ...firstly u need to keep a gap of minimum of 2 hrs between ur dinner and sleep ,means if u r having ur dinner at 8 pm thn u need to go to sleep at 10pm.nxt is avoid spicy,ritchy and oily food specially in night ,nxt is keep a pillow below ur head daily wn evr u go for sleep ...with this modifications evn try to avoid stress,go for brisk walking daily at least for 20mins. and a good ppi ..may help u relieve ur symptoms
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