Glossary for Heartburn unrelated to eating
Medical terms related to Heartburn unrelated to eating or mentioned in this section include:
- Acute heartburn unrelated to eating: acute heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Anemia: Reduced red blood cells in the blood
- Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
- Aortic dissection: A tear in the inner layer of the aorta (major artery in the body) which allows blood to escape into outer layers of the artery.
- Aortic stenosis: A condition which affects the aortic valve of the heart resulting in stenosis of the valve.
- Atrial fibrillation: A rhythm disturbance of the heart that results in irregular and chaotic ventricular contractions.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Chest burning: A burning sensation experienced on the chest
- Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
- Chronic heartburn unrelated to eating: chronic heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Cocaine toxicity:
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Eating symptoms: Symptoms related to eating.
- Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A genetic abnormality which causes patients to have abnormally high cholesterol levels (low-density lipoproteins). The condition usually leads to early cardiovascular disease.
- Gerd-like sternum pain: Gerd presents with symptoms such as chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia
- HOCM: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
- Heartburn that worsens if low down after eating: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Heartburn unrelated to eating in pregnancy: Heartburn unrelated to eating in pregnancy is a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest caused by the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus. This may be associated with peptic ulceration, although this is rare in pregnancy due to the increase in mucus production.
- Heartburn without reflux: not related to reflux diseases
- Hemothorax: a condition that results from accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity
- Hiatus hernia: is a protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thoracic cavity through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm, the most common type being sliding hiatus hernia
- High blood pressure: Excessive blood pressure.
- Intermittent heartburn unrelated to eating: intermittent heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Lead poisoning: A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead.
- Mild heartburn unrelated to eating: mild heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Mitral regurgitation: A condition which is characterized by a regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the atrium due to a problem with the mitral valve
- Mitral-valve prolapse: A common heart condition that is often harmless.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Myocardial infarction: blood supply to part of the heart is interrupted
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Panic disorder: is a severe medical condition characterized by extremely elevated mood
- Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
- Pleurodynia: Contagious viral infection
- Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
- Pneumothorax: pneumothorax is the collection of air in the space around the lungs and chest wall
- Polyarteritis nodosa: A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form.
- Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
- Pulmonary hypertension: The occurrence of hypertension the blood vessels of the lungs
- Recurring heartburn unrelated to eating: recurring heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Severe gerd-like chest pain: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Severe gerd-like sternum pain: Gerd presents with symptoms such as chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia
- Severe heartburn unrelated to eating: severe heartburn which is constant and not related to eating or any other precipitating factor
- Severe heartburn without reflux: severe heartburn not related to reflux diseases
- Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
- Takayasu arteritis: A chronic inflammation of the large blood vessels leading from the aorta which results in lack of pulse in the arms and the carotid arteries, transient paraplegia and blindness and atrophy of the facial muscles. Also called Takayasu's disease, pulseless disease, brachiocephgalic arteritis or aortic arch syndrome.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Tietz syndrome: Tietz syndrome is a relatively rare condition characterized by deafness and albinism. It should not be confused with the similarly named Tietz's syndrome which involves inflammation of chest cartilage.
- Tietze's syndrome: Inflammation and swelling of the cartilage that joins the ribs to the breast bone.
- Varicella zoster: A highly contagious disease caused by herpes virus 3
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