Acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD) are common causes of left-sided chest pain. These conditions occur when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus. The result is a burning sensation across the chest that may occur on one side or the other.What is causing my left side chest pain?
Chest wall pain: Below your breast there are chest wall muscles that may spasm during times of anxiety and stress, causing pain that may last just a few seconds or several days. Pain from tense chest wall muscles can occur on the left side only, or on the right.What causes burning pain in left side of chest?
But if you’re experiencing any of the following, the burning in your chest may be a sign of a heart attack or dangerously abnormal heart rhythm: squeezing, fullness, pain, burning, or pressure in the middle or left side of your chestIs sleeping on your left side bad for the heart?
Sleeping on the left side of the body is not harmful to the heart, explains doctors from HealthTap. In fact, there is some evidence sleeping on the left side helps lessen heartburn, and doctors may advise pregnant women to sleep on their left sides because it improves heart circulation, notes WebMD.