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What are some reasons that I get heartburn after I eat?

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Dr. Laura Arbogast
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In brief: It depends on what

Kinds of food you're eating.
Sometimes tomato based, spicy foods can contribute as can caffeine and chocolate. The sphincter between your esophagus and stomach may be lax so cutting back on those foods, as well as not sleeping after eating can help.

In brief: It depends on what

Kinds of food you're eating.
Sometimes tomato based, spicy foods can contribute as can caffeine and chocolate. The sphincter between your esophagus and stomach may be lax so cutting back on those foods, as well as not sleeping after eating can help.
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