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What is heartburn?

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A heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. But some of the symptoms can look like those from a heart attack or heart disease. Heartburn is when stomach acids irritate your esophagus. It’s common in pregnant women, especially in the third trimester when the growing womb puts pressure on the stomach.

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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