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Heartburn is caused by excess stomach acid escaping up the gullet and causing a burning sensation in the oesophagus (food pipe). It can be relieved quickly with over the counter medicines.

Our Advice
  • Avoid large meals: it is better to eat little and often.
  • Avoid lying down immediately after you have eaten.
  • Chew your food properly and do not rush your meal.
  • Avoid spicy and greasy foods as they can worsen heartburn.
  • Some heartburn remedies can stop other medicines from working. Ask in the pharmacy if your tablets are safe with a heartburn remedy
  • Anyone whose heartburn passes into their shoulder and down the arm should see their doctor as soon as possible.
  • Smoking and being overweight can worsen heartburn.