Heartburn, Swelling And Weight Gain

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

Heartburn can be found in gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD), and it can also occur due to increased abdominal fluid in congestive heart failure. Overeating can also cause heartburn. Swelling of the body would be most common with congestive heart failure. Depression sometimes causes physical symptoms that can mimic those of other conditions. If you are concerned about your symptoms, talk to your doctor.

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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