I suffer from both. I know that when my GERD acts up and hurts really bad it can and will trigger anxiety or panic attacks due to the pain it causes in my chest. I have begin living on ginger and peppermint due to how the help with the GI system.
In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults. ~Thomas Szasz