Natural. More than 60 million americans experience acid reflux at least once a month. Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), can produce a variety of symptoms. Heartburn. Also called acid indigestion, heartburn is a burning pain or discomfort that can move up from your stomach to the middle of your abdomen and chest. The pain can also move into your throat. Regurgitatio.
Yes. Antacids are the first line of therapy, and provide relief in about 50% of women. Unfortunately that leaves half of women with persistent symptoms. Drugs called h-2 blockers are category b, and generally regarded as safe to use. This includes drugs like Pepcid (famotidine) and tagamet. Elevating the head for sleep and being careful about eating late in the evening can reduce symptoms.