'Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD

Anyone's Acid reflux affect their breathing

Anyone's acid reflux affect their breathing? Like always breathing deeply and cant seem to get a deep breath. Can the acid inflame the airways?

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Cristina Macias
not sure about that but I read somewhere that it tighten the esophagus making it hard for us to breath, it happens to me when I go too far with acidic food

Jessi Mallory
That’s the same symptoms I’ve been having. I have to deep breathe or force myself to yawn all day.

Michael Berrios
Thats exactly what i have to do.

Jessi Mallory
How long has it been going on?

Michael Berrios
I wanna say about 10 years on and off.

Pam Alexander
Wow! That's exactly what i do. Glad to know I'm not the only one 😞

Kristen Kerschen
I have to yawn as well its embarrassing cus i do it all the time at work when i have a flare up.

Cindy Quesenberry
Yes my doctor says it's common.... unfortunately. The acid splashes up into our esophagus and can be inhaled into our lungs causing asthma-like symptoms. It's miserable. I was told to sleep propped up, low acid diet, and do not eat 3 to 4 hours before bedtime.

Marie Roy
I'm having that symptom now.

Stephanie Jones
Unfortunately yes. I was diagnosed with asthma because of this & the inhaler doesn't help.

Michael Berrios
Ive been taking a digestive enzyme with a probotic for a week and seems to help alittle.

Elizabeth Rudd Greene
I found Nature Made Digestive probiotics a big help, especially for gas and bloating.

Monica Zavala
Sometimes need a deep breath, especially when it’s raining or when it’s going to rain soon. It’s weird. I think it’s the air pressure for me. Oh and also Protonix messed with my breathing.

Kristen Kerschen
Yes i have these issues. Try digestive enzymes.

Michael Berrios
I have been on those for a week and I have felt a huge difference. I dont want to take prescription meds cause i heard they make things worse

Kristen Kerschen
yeah im hoping i can wein off my ppi eventually if this keeps working.

Pamel Sison
Yeah. Just relax, stay calm and dont panic. Drink warm water too, it will help Somehow.

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