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Chest tightness, and head pressure for 10 years

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  • Posted By: pelonis
  • October 4, 2008
  • 05:55 AM


I have been suffering from chest tightness, and pressure in the head for the last 10 years.

I get this tightness and pressure immediately after eating or drinking anything. Because it has been happening for so many years, I have the tightness and pressure for all most 24/7/365.

My heart was tested but cardiac problems were ruled out.

Food allergy tests were also negative.

GI thinks that I have acid reflux. I recently had upper endoscopy and everything looked ok. Biopsy was also ok. My doc asked me to try Zantac, Prilosec, Pantoprazole Sod but nothing gave me even the slightest relief. I also tried baking soda, apple cider vinegar, TUMS but they didn't help either. I am getting the feeling that it is not acid reflux.

I am clueless and unfortunately so is my doc.

This is very frustrating and has lot of negative impact on my life.

Can anybody please suggest anything? Thank you very much.

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