Heartburn is caused by a back-up of stomach acid into the esophagus. When stomach acid comes into contact with the walls of the esophagus it often causes a “burning” feeling. Certain foods and lifestyle choices can increase the back-up of stomach acid, making symptoms worse. If you have symptoms of heartburn, avoiding certain foods can help decrease the burning you feel. Making lifestyle changes can also help.
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Andrea the «Chocoholic Nutritionist» is founder and CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. since 2000. She is an online nutrition course creator, professional speaker and regular guest in the media. Andrea is the recipient of an award by the Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education....Read more