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Acid indigestion

Introduction: Acid indigestion

Description of Acid indigestion

Acid indigestion (medical condition): The term "heartburn" refers to the pain in the esophagus or chest that occurs when stomach acid is refluxed up ...more

Acid indigestion: See also:

Heartburn:
  »Introduction: Heartburn
  »Symptoms of Heartburn
  »Causes of Heartburn
  »Treatments for Heartburn

Acid indigestion: Related Topics

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Acid indigestion as a Disease

Acid indigestion: Another name for Heartburn (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Heartburn
  »Symptoms of Heartburn
  »Causes of Heartburn
  »Treatments for Heartburn

Acid indigestion: Related Diseases

Acid indigestion: Acid indigestion is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Acid indigestion

Some of the causes of Acid indigestion are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Acid indigestion (Heartburn)

Some of the symptoms of Acid indigestion incude:

Treatments for Acid indigestion (Heartburn)

Treatments for Acid indigestion (Heartburn) include:

  • Antacids
  • Coping measures
    • Smaller more frequent meals
    • Eat slowing
    • Sleep with head raised - e.g. elevated your bed at one end or use more pillows

Treatment of Acid indigestion: For more treatment information about Acid indigestion, see treatment of Heartburn (Acid indigestion)

Acid indigestion: Article Excerpts about Heartburn

Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK (Excerpt)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly, and stomach... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK (Excerpt)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK (Excerpt)

Heartburn, also called acid indigestion, is the most common symptom of GERD. Anyone experiencing heartburn twice a week... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

Acid indigestion as a Symptom

Acid indigestion (symptom): Another name for Heartburn.
  »Introduction: Heartburn
  »Causes of Heartburn

Acid indigestion (symptom): Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone...more »

Acid indigestion (symptom): Reflux refers to the stomach acid rising up the "wrong way" back up the esophagus and sometimes into ... more

Acid indigestion: See also Heartburn:
  »Introduction: Heartburn
  »Causes of Heartburn

Acid indigestion (symptom): Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly, and stomach... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly, and... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

Heartburn, also called acid indigestion, is the most common symptom of GERD. Anyone experiencing heartburn twice a week or more may... (Source: excerpt from Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): NIDDK)

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