Yes indigestion can cause you to experience chest pain that may seem similar to the chest pain associated with a heart attack.
If you suffer from indigestion and experience chest pain the chest pain with indigestion is usually nothing serious and will go away.
But if you experience any other symptoms of a heart attack other than chest pain or the chest pain is getting worse and tighter then call 911 because it could be a heart attack.
It's better to be safe than sorry.
The main difference between heartburn and chest pain is that with heartburn you might experience chest pain but the cause with heart burn is usually things such as Acid Reflux.
While chest pain can be a symptom of heart burn that can sometimes feel like the chest pain that comes along with a heart attack the heart burn chest pain is less serious.
With heartburn you do not experience breathlessness, numbing of the arm or other serious problems.
Heartburn also tends to be worse at night or when lying down while a heart attack can happen at anytime.
If you think you're having a heart attack or you think someone is having a heart attack call 911 because a heart attack requires medical attention immediately.
Some heart attacks can be silent and some people die of heart attacks without having any warning.
But some symptoms of a heart attack include the following, Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness, Cold Sweat, Fatigue, Shortness Of Breath and Nausea, indigestion, heartburn or abdominal Pain.
Some other symptoms of a heart attack are pressure, tightness, pain, or a squeezing or aching sensation in your chest or arms that may spread to your neck, jaw or back.
If you experience any of those symptoms or someone else is experiencing any of the above symptoms of a heart attack call 911 right away.