Difficulty eating and heartburn?

See doctor. Though this can improve with some otc h2 blockers, or ppis as advertised in magazines or tv, i would suggest you see a physician to make sure that nothing more is going on.
Med eval is. indicated if you have difficulty eating. Elevate head of bed, avoid tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoid meals late at night, wait at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are >

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