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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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Treating Heartburn (Checklist)

Use an OTC medicine like Zantac or Prilosec if needed
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Avoid heavy meals
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Limit fatty or acidic foods
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Avoid alcohol
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What if the cause of frequent heartburn, even from after drinking water?

Hiatal hernia : If you have a large hiatal hernia, reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus easily occurs. Symptoms may persist even with antacids, at which time evaluation for nissen fundoplication should be considered. ...Read more

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I drink purified filter water so why is it giving me heartburn?

I drink purified filter  water so why is it giving me heartburn?

Reflux: Most heartburn is caused by the reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus. Antacids neutralize the acid or Pepcid like drugs decrease the amount of acid produced. Serious continuing heartburn needs to be evaluated by a GI doc. ...Read more

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Treating Heartburn (Checklist)

Eat a healthy diet, rich in fruits/veggies
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Take medicines as prescribed by your doctor
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Maintain a healthy body weight
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Avoid tight-fitting clothing
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I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

Pregnant/ Headache: Heart rate can increase in second trimester due to increase in blood volume. Headache may be migraine ( more common first trimester) tension, stress,hormones.dehydration or foods keep a diary. Do you have ankle swelling?blurred vision? Since you are > 20 weeks check your blood pressure and urine for protein you may have pre-eclampsia. See your doctor/ ob over next 24 hours . ...Read more

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Treating Heartburn (Checklist)

Avoid spicy, acidic, and greasy foods
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Eat dinner early; wait 3 hours before lying down
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Don't wear tight-fitting pants
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Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry.. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry.. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Only if: These would be a sign of pregnancy only if you have had unprotected sex around your time of ovulation and you have missed at least one period. Take a home pregnancy test to see. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Neff
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is also known as Heartburn. 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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