Heartburn 101

Learning more about what causes your heartburn can help you create a strategy to deal with it sooner rather than later.

Despite its name, heartburn* is actually an irritation of the esophagus that is caused by stomach acid.

The symptoms of heartburn include:

  • Burning sensation in the throat after a large meal

  • A burning feeling just below the ribs or breastbone after a large meal

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Feeling like food is stuck in the middle of your chest or throat

Read more about the causes of heartburn and what you can do about it.

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