UNDERSTANDING HEARTBURN

Welcome to our digital heartburn library. Whether you're trying to debunk common myths or searching for answers to a good night's rest, here, you can learn more about your symptoms to better treat your heartburn.

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WHAT IS HEARTBURN?

Heartburn is the uncomfortable burning sensation in the chest when stomach acid flows backward from your stomach to your esophagus. Learn about how it occurs here.

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WHAT CAUSES HEARTBURN?

Food and lifestyle choices can cause heartburn in anyone. Learn about common triggers that cause heartburn and what you can avoid to prevent future symptoms.

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HEARTBURN DIET TIPS

Learn about the foods that may trigger heartburn and find tips on making helpful changes in your diet, in order to prevent and relieve heartburn.

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DO MORE TO PREVENT HEARTBURN

Learn how small lifestyle changes can prevent or minimize your heartburn symptoms. Check out our top tips for heartburn prevention to find what might work for you.

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COMMON HEARTBURN MYTHS

When it comes to heartburn, it can be difficult to separate what’s fact from fiction. Understand the truth behind these common heartburn myths.

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HOW TO RELIEVE HEARTBURN AT NIGHT

Symptoms of heartburn can often flare up at night, especially after a meal. Find out what may be causing your nighttime heartburn symptoms and learn what you can do to treat and prevent it.

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WHAT DOES HEARTBURN FEEL LIKE?

Learn more about what heartburn feels like, common symptoms of heartburn, and how the symptoms differ from those of GERD.

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5 TIPS FOR HEARTBURN RELIEF

Heartburn symptoms are common but can be uncomfortable and inconvenient. Try one of these 5 home remedies to help find symptom relief.