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Why is my heartburn so bad at 5 weeks pregnant?

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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine

In brief: Food will relieve it

Stop grains, lentils, peppers, potatoes based items.
Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) because it irritates gastric lining. Healthy foods: eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil. Consume a small sweet potato and probiotic daily. All these is nourishing for the growing fetus too. https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/

In brief: Food will relieve it

Stop grains, lentils, peppers, potatoes based items.
Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) because it irritates gastric lining. Healthy foods: eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil. Consume a small sweet potato and probiotic daily. All these is nourishing for the growing fetus too. https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/
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Dr. Aaron Staley
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Progesterone

Pregnancy increases the hormone Progesterone which relaxes the connection between you esophagus and your stomach.
This allows acid to move up your esophagus and causes heartburn. Take Tums or zantac (ranitidine).

In brief: Progesterone

Pregnancy increases the hormone Progesterone which relaxes the connection between you esophagus and your stomach.
This allows acid to move up your esophagus and causes heartburn. Take Tums or zantac (ranitidine).
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