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  • Posted By: MitchellE
  • July 24, 2009
  • 02:59 PM

hi here is a list of my probs I am 52 male don't smoke or drink

stomach pain/hart burn at times it feels like I am having a hart attack when it happens it hurts so bad I can barley function it is generally accompanied by heavy sweats and I feel weak and just want to lay down to sleep ...after the attacks settle down I generally do fall asleep

I had a very bad attack 3 days ago,now I have very dark urine looks like dark beer & is very foamy
other common symptoms are stomach bloating and constipation /diarrhea
I am tried all the time and eating/drinking generally makes me slightly nausea's

I don't eat heavy meats little or no dairy no Soda

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  • I'd recommend increasing your liquid intake, as you're likely dehydrated from not drinking as much due to nausea. To combat the stomache pain, you could try milk or a milk alternative as lactose is basic and reduces stomache acid. Alternatively, you could just try otc prilosec, or even 2 tablets of tums prior to laying down to see if this helps. Doing this would at least rule out heart burn, which seems like the most probable issue.
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  • get checked for H. Pylori, its a simple blood test. And if your doctor balks at doing this-fire the incompetent!!!! I had this several years ago but my doctor did suspect it and was proven correct.
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