Symptoms Of A Heart Attack Or Not?
Hello, good morning, permission. I want to ask. It’s been 3 nights my mother woke up from midnight and could not sleep until morning, with my chest feeling like burning accompanied by pain / pain like something was blocking her words. Because of what? My mother’s illness history has asthma. Thank you …
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Chest that feels like burning, accompanied by pain can be a symptom of digestive tract disorders, heart problems and respiratory problems.
Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) or also referred to as gastric acid reflux is a digestive disorder that causes an increase in stomach acid to the esophagus / esophagus. Gastric fluid that is acidic will irritate esophageal tissue and cause symptoms of chest pain, chest burning, uncomfortable sensations in the chest and solar plexus, mouth feels bitter, bloated, discomfort in the stomach and nausea. Shortness of breath can also arise in this disease.
Whereas in heart problems, chest pain such as crushed a heavy burden that can spread to the back, neck, to the arms. In the case of heart failure, shortness of breath also often occurs and occurs at night, especially when lying on your back or while doing activities. Another sign is swelling in the lower limbs.
Respiratory disorders such as a history of asthma that your mother has can also cause shortness of breath symptoms that often occur at night.
Psychosomatic disorders can also trigger these complaints. Psychosomatic is a complaint / physical symptoms caused by psychiatric disorders. Psychosomatic is often preceded by pressures that make a person feel uncomfortable until mentally disturbed, such as depression, anxiety, anxiety, worry or fear.
Therefore, symptoms of stomach acid disorders due to GERD are often similar to symptoms in heart disease and asthma sufferers. To find out more certain, it takes a series of examinations ranging from physical examination, and supporting examinations such as blood laboratories, heart records / electrocardiography (ECG), chest X-ray to CT scan.
What can be done as a preventative measure is to take a healthy lifestyle such as maintaining food consumption, avoiding eating high cholesterol, multiplying vegetables and fruits, avoiding allergenic factors that can trigger asthma complaints, regular exercise every day, meeting your body's fluid needs every day.
Avoid factors that can trigger stress, anxiety or depression.
If symptoms persist, or are getting worse, do not hesitate to immediately check your mother to the nearest doctor or specialist in internal medicine in order to get further evaluation.
Thus the information we can convey, hopefully helps