How long does heartburn last

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Published on September 22, 2009

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How Long Does Heartburn Last? : http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health-condition-articles/heartburn-or-angina-symptoms How Long Does Heartburn Last? Megavista-Health.com What is heartburn? : What is heartburn? Burning sensation behind the breastbone (sternum) Mild to severe discomfort Suffers often wonder, “How long does heartburn last?” How long does heartburn last? : How long does heartburn last? No given time frame A few minutes to a few days per episode Recurring heartburn lasts months or years Frequent heartburn over several months can indicate a more serious condition GERD – gastro esophageal reflux disease Underlying Causes : Underlying Causes Underlying cause a primary indicator GERD – symptoms may last longer Lower esophageal sphincter malfunctioning Stomach acids creep into esophagus Pregnancy, obesity contribute – added pressure, longer heartburn episodes Lifestyle Effects : Lifestyle Effects Heartburn caused by eating spicy foods may not last as long Several hours is usually adequate to eliminate heartburn caused by foods Minor pain may linger for 1-2 days Heartburn usually ceases after the offending food is digested fully Frequent Heartburn : Frequent Heartburn Individual episodes come and go Chronic heartburn will continue to flare up until treated Identify underlying cause Food sensitivity Eliminating triggers can sometimes eliminate heartburn Contributing Foods : Contributing Foods Chocolate Spicy Hot Saucy Keep track of foods you’ve eaten recently Eliminate one by one Alcohol, caffeine can contribute Medications Keep track of everything you ingest Long Lasting Heartburn : Long Lasting Heartburn Lasts more than a few days Doesn’t respond to antacids Should be evaluated by a medical professional Heart attacks can be mistaken for heartburn Are you at risk? Learn to differentiate How Long Does Heartburn Last? : How Long Does Heartburn Last? Many sufferers ask this question No easy answer Different people respond differently to treatments Natural remedies and solutions Reduce the number of attacks, severity of those that occur Learn More : Learn More At Megavista Health, we focus on positive, holistic health and nutrition. Learn more about natural remedies and solutions that can help reduce the number of heartburn episodes you experience and the severity of those that occur. http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health-condition-articles/heartburn-or-angina-symptoms

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