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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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    10 Tips for When Your Meds Trigger Heartburn

    If you take any prescription or over-the-counter medications, you may have side effects. And one of them can be heartburn -- that burning in your chest or throat that happens when acid flows up from your stomach. Don’t assume you’ll just have to live with it. Make a list of all the medications you take, and ask your doctor if one of them may be causing your heartburn. Your doctor can change your medication, says Walter Coyle, MD, at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in California.

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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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