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Can hiatal hernia cause heat palpitations

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can hiatal hernia cause heat palpitations
mysticdoc :

hello,

mysticdoc :

thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

did you have a 24 hour holter montiroing done?

mysticdoc :

did you get a 24 hour holter monitoring done?

mysticdoc :

this is used to analyze the episodes of palpitations within 24 hour period.

mysticdoc :

i did not receive your reply.

mysticdoc :

it seems your palpitations are likely benign episodes

mysticdoc :

gas & burping can cause nerve stimulation resulting in palpitations.

mysticdoc :

this is also known as neurocardiogenic.

mysticdoc :

treatment of gas & bloating with antacids should reduce the number of episodes.

mysticdoc :

avoid caffeine, sweetened beverages, high carb diet

mysticdoc :

eat plenty of dietary fibers, vegetables,

Customer:

last time it happened I went tohospital andthey did holter monitor for two days and kept me there. it never happened while in hospital. they never recommended anything gor hernia and it has been scoped in past and considered small. is it the culprit?

mysticdoc :

may be this is the problem.

mysticdoc :

small hiatal hernia usually does not cause any problem.

mysticdoc :

but sometimes, this may be the cause of persistent symptoms.

mysticdoc :

have you tried any antacids daily?

Customer:

no, not daily only occasionally when gerd is bad

mysticdoc :

no you should take tums or gasX daily for now

mysticdoc :

this should be helpful in understanding if it is related to hiatal hernia

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