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Heartburn Essentials

Resources to help you learn more about Heartburn.


Updated November 18, 2013

Knowing the symptoms of following digestive disorders can help you get diagnosis and treatment sooner.

Causes of Heartburn
The condition most often responsible for causing heartburn is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). But other conditions can also cause heartburn. The following links with help you get familar with all these conditions.

Preventing Heartburn
Tips and self-help suggestions for preventing heartburn / acid reflux.

Treating Heartburn
When you suffer from chronic heartburn, whether it's caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or some other digestive disorder, it's important to know how to treat the heartburn. The treatment can range from lifestyle change to surgery in severe cases that don't respond to any other treatment.

Complications of Untreated GERD
If GERD is untreated, it can be harmful; the constant acid reflux will irritate the lining of the esophagus, and complications can occur.

Good foods/bad foods for heartburn sufferers
Diets and meal planning for people who suffer from chronic heartburn.

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