Is it true that an Esophageal Spasm may feel like an irregular heart beat?
I have what feel like irregular heart beats. I ve seen a cardioligist and had a stress test and Holter monitor with negative results. I ve been told that what I have may be Esophageal Spasm . Is it true that an Esophageal Spasm may feel like an irregular heart beat? When I m having these symptons, I feel a pressure (not pain) just to the right of the center of my chest. It makes me want to cough to clear what feels like mucus in this area. Jim
It is very nice that cardiac pathology has been ruled out. You need to find out the cause for oesophagial spasm. may require Barium meal examination. This will help you to know the cause. Try a formulation containing Rabeprazole and Domperidon. It needs to be taken once in the morning.
I'm not a doctor, but I have experienced the same symptons and had to go to the ER room twice thinking I was having Heart Attack. However, the Dr. told me these symptons are due to Esophageal Spasm and my heart is 100% healthy. I have been on Omeprozole for almost 5weeks, and the symptons seems to be under control. In addition, I have been following a strict diet eating food and vegetables nothing less than ph5, basically none acidic food. I hope this help, and Good Luck!
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