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How common is heartburn?

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Heartburn is when stomach acids irritate your esophagus. A heartburn once in a while isn't dangerous. But if you get it over and over, it can be a sign of serious problems like gastritis or gastroesophageal reflux disease, also called GERD. About 1 in 10 Americans get heartburn every day. So do about half of pregnant women. About a third of American get heartburn occasionally.

From: Pregnancy and Heartburn WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 16, 2018

SOURCE: American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 16, 2018

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