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Heartburn: Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about heartburn.

What is Heartburn?

Heartburn is a complaint among people irrespective of their age.

There can be various reasons for the development of Heartburn and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.

Heartburn Facts – 

There are a number of triggers for heartburn and food is not the only one. Certain foods for instance spicy meals can trigger heartburn. When you eat your stomach produces digestive acids. They are meant to stay in your stomach, but if they move up into your esophagus or throat they will cause heartburn. Smoking and being overweight can also cause heartburn.

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