Heart Attack vs. Heartburn: How to Tell the Difference?

Knowing these differences is crucial.

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0:14 Identical heart attack and heartburn symptoms 
0:27 Difference in symptoms of a heart attack vs. heartburn
2:08 What to do to help prevent heart attacks (especially angina)
2:54 What to do to help with heartburn 

Today we’re going to talk about heart attack symptoms and heartburn symptoms. When it comes to heart attack vs. heartburn, the symptoms are very similar. Some symptoms are even identical. 

Identical heart attack and heartburn symptoms:

• Cold, clammy feelings
• Nauseousness 
• Burning pain 

Differences in symptoms of a heart attack vs. heartburn:

Heart attack
• Left-arm pain (can rarely be caused by heartburn)
• More likely comes from a stress event or exercise (can sometimes happen after eating)

• Happens after a meal (if you have an ulcer it could happen when you’re not eating)
• Bloating 
• Acid reflux
• Burping/belching
• If you take apple cider vinegar and water and it helps, it’s more likely heartburn 

What to do to help prevent heart attacks (especially angina):

• Take a vitamin E complete complex 
• Healthy keto 
• Intermittent fasting 

What to do to help with heartburn:

• Take apple cider vinegar 
• Take betaine hydrochloride before you eat (4 or 5 pills before you eat for a few months)
• Healthy keto
• Intermittent fasting 

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 53 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.

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