CategoryHeartburn

How Do Antacids Work?

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The stomach is adapted to be able to cope with acid, so if your diet is normal and you are healthy, you shouldn’t feel any burning sensation in your stomach. However, many people have, at some time in their life, experienced acid reflux or ‘heartburn’ – that burning feeling in the throat or chest that is caused by stomach acid rising up out of the stomach and into the esophagus, which is not...

Nighttime Heartburn Relief

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Heartburn is something that some people experience some time in their lives. This condition is aptly named due to its most obvious symptom, the burning sensation around the heart area. The burning appears to stay there, from the base of your stomach up to the throat. OTC (over the counter) products can give you relief temporarily and because there are many products in the market, sufferers may...

Heartburn Home Remedies

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Heartburn, sometimes known also as acid reflux, is something that affects us all and that can be highly unpleasant and even take the joy out of what was otherwise a good meal. Furthermore this can be unhealthy for our esophagus as our acidic reflux can burn the inside lining. Heartburn is not actually ‘heart burn’ at all, but is instead caused by the esophagus burning. This is the...

How to Relief Heartburn With GERD Diet

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For a number of people who are suffering from heartburn the condition that they fear is GERD. GERD is a worsened heartburn and stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In cases of GERD the acid level of the stomach is very high and when this acid refluxes into the esophagus. It leads to a sensation of burning and inflammation. By making small changes in lifestyle and diet the effects of GERD...

Preventing Acid Reflux Through Diet

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Acid reflux can cause discomfort and pain especially in the chest area. It is a condition wherein the gastric acids in your stomach affect the esophagus and your throat, causing medical complications like asthma, severe coughing and some lung infections. Fortunately, you don’t have to experience this problem if you take precautionary measures to prevent acid reflux. Your daily diet has a lot to...

Understanding the Risks of Taking Antacids

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Antacids are one of the most common non-prescriptive drugs that are taken to relieve heartburn or acid reflux. This may come in tablet, chewing form or liquid form. Its components may also differ. Some antacids may have supplemental calcium, magnesium, some foaming agent and minerals that help neutralize stomach acids. They generally cost less and are easily available everywhere. If you have been...

Quick Heartburn Relief

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Many people consider heartburn as a serious condition. One of their primary goals is to find a quick relief regarding heartburn. Individuals who do not suffer from heartburn might not understand the dilemma of having it. There are lots of ways to find the perfect solution for your heartburn problem. There are drugs that can be found over the counter. Most of them offer you natural remedies, and...

Causes of Heartburn

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Heartburn is very painful sensation or discomfort in the chest area caused by a sudden gastroesophageal reflux. This situation happens when there is a backflow from the stomach that can cause irritation to the esophagus. This discomfort can be felt around the chest at the back the breastbone. This sensation is a result of harsh stomach acid juices that comes in contact with the esophagus. It has...

Heartburn Symptoms

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Heartburn is the most common digestive complaints of lots of people who are experiencing acid reflux. This situation is due to the hydraulic acid that comes back to the esophagus. When the unprotected lining of the stomach is inflamed or damaged it triggers heartburn to occur. The most known symptoms which other people complains are the following: 1. Pain behind the breastbone and the ribs. 2...

What Are Bad Foods for Heartburn?

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Before we discuss about heartburn let me give you a brief note of what is heartburn and what caused it. Heartburn refers to reflex of acidic stomach contents back to the mouth. Acidity of the stomach contents causes damage to the internal lining of the esophagus which results in severe pain. Thus, the pain that results as a result of frequent reflux of acidic stomach contents in termed as...

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