Heartburn Causes. Heartburn is actually a symptom of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), and is caused by acid refluxing back into the esophagus. Risk factors include those that increase the production of acid in the stomach, as well as structural problems that allow acid reflux into the esophagus.
People also ask, can heartburn give you shortness of breath?
Yes. The cause of shortness of breath, recurring bronchial infections and chronic asthma in most patients is acid reflux. In fact, 85% of all patients diagnosed with asthma have acid reflux as an underlying cause.
What causes excessive burping and shortness of breath?
Belching is a common symptom of digestive system diseases, such as GERD, chronic gastritis, digestive ulcer, or functional dyspepsia. The most common cause is GERD. Recurrent cough, wheezing, and dyspnea are the typical symptoms of this common respiratory disease.