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About.com Heartburn / GERD

Tips for Women

In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway?

Resources for Women
Gift Ideas
Books
Bed Aids

Talking To Your Doctor About Your Heartburn

When does heartburn you are suffering from signal something more serious, and when should you talk to the doctor about it?

Other Resources:
Heartburn / GERD Spotlight10

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - Sixth Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week Six.

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - Fifth Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week Five.

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - Fourth Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week Three.

Safe Foods for Heartburn Sufferers

This chart shows foods with little risk of causing heartburn.

Good Foods / Bad Foods For Peptic Ulcers

The information you'll find here will help you choose the foods you should eat if you have a peptic ulcer.

Alcohol causes me heartburn. Why?

You come home from a stressful day at work, and have a glass of wine to help you unwind. Unfortunately, a few minutes later you are suffering from a bout of heartburn. Why?

What Causes a Burning Throat?

There can be several causes of a burning sensation in the throat, such as a sore throat or inflammation of the adenoids. A more common cause of this burning sensation is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - Third Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week Three.

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - Second Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week Two.

Sample Weekly Heartburn Friendly Menu - First Week

This is a sample menu that contains heartburn friendly foods. This menu is for Week One.

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