posted a couple of years ago with a long comment that's probably been removed, i used to reduce food intake to less than 2000kcal a day palpitations reduced at night but so did my weight by 2 or 3 stone "not good" i used to eat the same food groups daily untill i got sectioned i went nuts in hospital and pigged out breaking food records patients looked on in amazement "how much bread is he eating woew he just eat 3 or 4 puddings in a row" the palpitations stopped all strange sore tickly pains in the chest disappeared within 2 days of being hospitalised oh and i smoked like a chimney the only medication i took was 30mg lanzoprazole once daily "still do". 1 year later and palpitations have returned couldn't get to sleep for 4 hours because of them and i took the daily precautions eating my final supper meal of around 1000kcal lol 5 hours before bedtime i only snack on a banana 1 hour 30 minutes after final meal to neutralise and try to stop digestive juices from coming up when i'm lying down weird my heart was pounding all night within 20 minutes of lying down acid refluxed onto sore lesions ulcers or swollen asophagael thats what the palpitations are from "i believe" dont know what to do next maybe reduce carbs a little and final meal 5 and a half hours before bed instead of 5. cutting orange juice and caffeine out completely help.View Thread
too have suffered from gerd for over 15yrs on and off at first due to forced feeding and weight training to get bigger. i too never suffered from palpatations up until last yr, i again increased my calories to gain muscle the palpatations started and started waking me up at night one time they made me jump out of bed half asleep scary stuff! accompanied with the time the palpatations started because i increased food i noticed a lot of brown acidy gof getting coughed up from my chest "acid reflux coming back up from the lungs since the time the palpatations started i also got a weird tickling sensation 3 or 4 ribs down and coming internally from the left side of the esophagus the tickly sensation is also at times felt under the chin ive come to the conclusion acid reflux has caused a ulcer and started eroding a nerve and the tickly sensation is from a damaged nerve that travels up the esophagus into the chin. the palpatations were never in the heart but more in the throat and esophagus region at first they judered my neck and were most annoying especially at night, now my palpatations have reduced significantly ever since i totally cut out pure orange juice and caffeine i used to drink a pint of pure orange juice a day as well as 3 to 4 cups of tea no wonder ive messed myself up. i noticed as soon as i reduced my fat to 65 grams daily 120 complex carbs "mostly from wholegrain oats and wholemeal" a day, 40 to 60 simple sugar carbs daily 20 to 25 grams of fibre daily and 50 to 60 grams protein a day my palpatations disappeared but that irritating tickle remained the panic attacks reduced significantly the ones from where there's no oxygen going into your lungs because your lungs are acid congested and you go really cold and start shivering and carnt breathe. here comes the weird thing my weight dropped to 122 pounds my mother freaked out and had me sectioned whilst i was on the section i pigged out from day one my body was starving i would eat 3500 to 4000 calories a day 120 grams of fat and equivalent carbs of 16 to 18 slices of thick bread a day some sugar and protein i lost count but never suffered a single palpatation and the chest tickle disappeared i come off the section a month later pigged out at home on ready easy to cook meals mars bars and crisps and the acid reflux and esophagal tickle has come back ive again reduced my calories to even less than before to 1800 kcal daily but now i drink 2.2 litres of boiled water and my weight is 134 pounds at 5 foot 10 inches i'm a bit starved. please note i took one 30mg lanzoprazole every morning on the section and ever since and currently. alkalize your diet but most importantly eat a variety of foods 2 of your daily meals shouldn't be the same in the week cut pure orange juice completely caffeine and nicotine if you can, i carnt stop the smoking but ive stopped weed reducing breathing problems significantly as well as panic attacks. packaged foods are evil cook your own food, frozen packaged vegetables are bad, eat fresh vegetables and you should heal. if anyone else experiences this strange tickly sensation in the esophagus and chin please make me aware on youtube account mikayelsalomon31469. good luckView Thread
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