Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

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:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise