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Heartburn/GERD Health Center

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    MedicineNet: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD, Acid Reflux, Heartburn)
    Learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms like heartburn, chest pain, regurgitation, and nausea. Causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention information is also included.

    EMedicineHealth: Heartburn
    A comprehensive look at heartburn, including tests, at-home remedies, and when to see a doctor.

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    Natural Home Remedies for Heartburn

    Heartburn is very common -- and very unpleasant. It's triggered when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus. It can make you feel as though someone has lit a small bonfire in your chest, and it's burning its way up to your neck. You're probably well aware that medications can help calm the burn, but natural heartburn remedies and lifestyle changes may be another way to get relief. One commonly used "natural" heartburn remedy is calcium. It's also the active ingredient in many over-the-counter...

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    National Heartburn Alliance
    Provides education about the causes and effects of heartburn, as well as solutions that offer people relief and improved quality of life.

    American Gastroenterological Association: Heartburn
    Information on controlling heartburn, medications, and how to find a GI doctor in your area.

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    Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on December 06, 2013
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