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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?

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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?

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Where Can I Find Heartburn Friendly Beef Recipes?

If you like the beef recipes you have been using but some of them have been giving you heartburn, try these heartburn friendly beef recipes.

Where Can I Find Heartburn Friendly Pork Recipes

If you like pork dishes but the recipes you have been using have been giving you heartburn, try these heartburn friendly pork recipes.

Where Can I Find Heartburn Friendly Chicken Recipes?

If you like chicken but the recipes you have been using have been giving you heartburn, try these heartburn friendly chicken recipes.

Lowering Your Risk of Esophageal Cancer

The following risk factors and preventive factors may affect whether a person develops esophageal cancer. Some of these risk factors are beyond our control, while others may be decreased by lifestyle changes.

Risk Factors for Laryngeal Cancer

Learn what the risk factors for laryngeal cancer are.

Risk Factors for Heartburn

A risk factor is something that increases your chances of having a condition, such as heartburn. What can increase your chances of having heartburn?

What increases the risk of developing gallstones?

There are several risk factors for developing gallstones.

8 Tips for Preventing Heartburn

You can relieve your heartburn symptoms by following a few quick tips each day.

6 Steps To Preventing Heartburn-related Complications

There are several complications of long-term heartburn / acid reflux, including Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. There are, however, six steps you can take that can drastically reduce your chances of developing one of these complications.

10 Things to Stop Doing If You Suffer From Heartburn

You may be doing something that is making your heartburn worse. If you want to control your heartburn, here is a list of things you have to stop doing.

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