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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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    Keeping a Heartburn Log

    Heartburn symptoms can be triggered by certain foods, beverages, and activities. For example, some people suffer heartburn after eating onions, peppermint, chocolate, caffeine, citrus fruits, tomatoes, or high-fat foods. Others suffer heartburn if they lie down after a large meal. What are your triggers? Find out by keeping a heartburn log. Each day, jot down your symptoms and the time they occurred. Then note the foods you ate and your specific activities before the symptoms began. Once you...

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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.

    WebMD Medical Reference

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