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Causes of Frequent heartburn

Causes of Frequent heartburn

Frequent heartburn is usually caused by eating spicy and fatty foods, drinking alcohol and coffee, and certain medications, all of which can lead to relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter muscle and reflux of stomach acid. Another risk factor for heartburn is hiatal hernia, in which part of the stomach moves above the diaphragm.

List of causes of Frequent heartburn

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Frequent heartburn) that could possibly cause Frequent heartburn includes:

Frequent heartburn: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Frequent heartburn: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Frequent heartburn:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Frequent heartburn may be found in:


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