Our expert says:
Your options will be to refrain from ecstacy, as well as all stimulants from coffee (containing caffeine) to fizzy drinks and certain medication. Secondly, you should relax. The pain and discomfort associated with a hiatus hernia can easily be mistaken for a heart attack. Therefore, I suggest that you have the hiatus hernia repaired.
Refer to the following link for detailed information regarding a hiatus hernia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiatus_hernia
Ask your doctor to prescribe Ativan SL 1mg if you do experience a panic attack. This is only a temporary measure until your reflux has subsided.
Dr Anrich Burger
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