Heartburn, Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (Painful) And Tightness

Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2020

Heartburn can be related to reflux disease or overeating. Chest tightness may accompany this feeling or may be lined to breathing problems such as asthma. If you are having chest tightness and difficulty breathing, be sure to seek medical attention immediately. Talk to you doctor if you have any concerns about your symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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