• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health Tips: Managing heartburn

August 16, 2017

a young woman sitting on a park bench holding her chest because of heartburn or discomfortHeartburn: Lifestyle and home remedies 
Heartburn is a burning pain in your chest, just behind your breastbone. The pain is often worse when lying down or bending over, and it's caused by stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. Occasional heartburn is common and no cause for alarm. Most people can manage the discomfort of heartburn with lifestyle changes and over-the-counter medications. If you suffer from heartburn, try these tips to ease your discomfort.

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