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Pain that goes from Low abdomen to Head. WHAT IS IT?!
Rochelle777 posted:
My husband has what he calls "attacks" every once in a while. He says that it is a stabbing pain (many times severe) that starts in his lower abdomen and goes up into his stomach, then his chest, then into his head. It makes him feel hot and he sweats while this is happening and by the time in gets to his head, he feels close to passing out. This process happens over a period of 15 to 30 minutes and then it mysteriously disappears and he's fine after that. It started happening about 5 years ago and he did note that around that same time, his acid reflux was getting worse. DOSES ANYONE KNOW WHAT THIS MIGHT BE? It kinda scares me cuz I would want to come home and find that he did pass out from it and something bad happened.
sticrc responded:
ask your Doctor what he knows about the Vagus Nerve......
It starts at the back of your head........descends into the back of the stomach area...............when other "issues" press on get/experience the same symptoms as you describe.
I happened upon this "issue" last year, after going through the hiatal hernia problem.....
and I experienced the same symptoms you describe, while driving into town for shopping. Instead...I went to the ER....
My Doctor put me on Clonazepam.

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