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Review: could Acid reflux cause Heart pounding?

We study 10,955 people who have Acid reflux from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Heart pounding (Heart palpitations). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Acid reflux

Acid reflux (latest reports from 45,112 patients) is typically treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc.

Heart pounding

Heart pounding (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,313 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 10,955 people who have acid reflux are studied. Among them, 81 (0.74%) have Heart Pounding. They amount to 0.03% of all the 314,313 people who have Heart Pounding on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart pounding in acid reflux reports

Gender of people who have acid reflux and experienced Heart pounding * :

Heart pounding71.25%28.75%

Age of people who have acid reflux and experienced Heart pounding * :

Heart pounding0.00%0.00%2.50%12.50%15.00%20.00%25.00%26.25%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart pounding7.79%61.04%29.87%1.30%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (6 people, 7.41%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 7.41%)
  3. Hypertension (5 people, 6.17%)
  4. High blood pressure (5 people, 6.17%)
  5. Anxiety disorder (4 people, 4.94%)
  6. High blood cholesterol (4 people, 4.94%)
  7. Blood pressure increased (4 people, 4.94%)
  8. Infection (4 people, 4.94%)
  9. Asthma (4 people, 4.94%)
  10. Constipation (3 people, 3.70%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (18 people, 22.22%)
  2. Nexium (14 people, 17.28%)
  3. Prevacid (9 people, 11.11%)
  4. Prilosec (7 people, 8.64%)
  5. Protonix (7 people, 8.64%)
  6. Lisinopril (6 people, 7.41%)
  7. Multivitamin (6 people, 7.41%)
  8. Atenolol (5 people, 6.17%)
  9. Vitamin d (5 people, 6.17%)
  10. Aciphex (5 people, 6.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I also am hyperthyroid and have been having heart pounding and check pressure and am trying to narrow down if this is medication, GERD, Hyperthyroidism, or something else. Had EKG, blood pressure, and check X-ray. All normal.


  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Severe heart palpitations - stopped nexium 2 weeks ago and slowly returning to normal


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