There are several causes of heartburn / acid reflux. There are several that are the most frequent causes of heartburn. Finding out what these are can help you make changes in your lifestyle and habit so you can prevent the acid reflux from happening. Read more
For many women, heartburn will happen to them during their pregnancy. That burning sensation in the chest and throat, and sour, acidic taste in the mouth, may become an all too familiar sensation for them. Even for women who have never experienced heartburn before, heartburn may occur for the first time while they are pregnant. Though you may not be able to eliminate heartburn completely, you can take some steps to minimize your discomfort. Read more
There are many disorders and diseases of the digestive system. Some, like gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcers, and hiatal hernias can cause heartburn. Others may not heartburn as a symptoms, but because some people who have one of the above mentioned conditions also have other disorders of the digestive system, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), information is provided for these also.