Trouble breathing is one of the more frightening symptoms of heartburn and the chronic form of the condition, which is called GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD can be related to breathing problems such as bronchospasm and aspiration. These problems can in some cases cause dangerous respiratory complications.
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The level of CO2 in our body is what controls your breathing. When carbon dioxide reaches a particular level, a signal is sent out from the breathing center in your brain stem to the breathing muscles, which activates an inhalation. Upon exhalation, we exhale CO2 and a brand-new breathing cycle starts.