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feeling of heaviness on chest after having lunch

hi After eating my lunch, if i climb stairs or do some fast walking , i have a feeling of heaviness on chest and shortness of breath and a feeling of getting faint (though never fainted). My mom had arythmia and my dad had bypass. My ECG is normal. Please help me
Asked On : Fri, 13 Aug 2010
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During digestion blood supply to gastro intestinal tract increases and blood diverted from extremities to gastro intestinal tract. It may be the reason for fainting like feeling.

Apart from that for heaviness we need to look for acidity which may increase anxiety and may lead to shortness of breath.

So do not worry and first seek treatment for acidity if present.

Hope this will help you,

Wish you Good Health,
Answered: Fri, 2 Sep 2011
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