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Does mustard help with heart burn?

Does mustard help with heart burn?

Possible: Mustard is mentioned as a home remedy for treatment of heartburn. Prolonged or recurrent heartburn should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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How do you get heartburn?

How do you get heartburn?

Reflux: Typically heartburn is caused by reflux where stomach content come back up into the esophagus. It occurs because the valve at the junction of the stomach and esophagus is defective and won't stay closed. ...Read more

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What can cause heartburn?

What can cause heartburn?

Many things: Heartburn of course is not related to the heart except the position of the discomfort. It is due to stomach acidity beyond the normal protective level and occurs in response to certain medications like nsaids, to various foods in the diet (bread is common), and to emotional states. It can be minimized with certain medications and changes in the diet. See you family doctor if this is persistent. ...Read more

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Extreme heartburn worried?

Extreme heartburn worried?

Maybe: Try an otc ppi such as Omeprazole and call your doctor if not better in 3-5days. ...Read more

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Severe heartburn what to do?

Severe heartburn what to do?

See a doctor: For established diagnosis of GERD, avoiding precipitants like smoking, not laying flat in bed after heavy meals, upright position 1-2 hrs before and post meals, smaller meals and proton pump inhibitors will help ...Read more

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Is heartburn a serious condition?

Is heartburn a serious condition?

It can be: Heartburn is a common condition, affecting millions of americans. Most of the time this is mild and not serious, but heartburn can dramatically affect quality of life such as by reducing effective sleep. It can lead to complications such as strictures in the esophagus (swallowing tube) and even increase the risk of esophageal cancer. ...Read more

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Can you feel heartburn in your back?

Can you feel heartburn in your back?

Uncommon: Although sometimes acid reflux can cause referred pain, back symptoms are fairly uncommon. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


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