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Heartburn Treatment

CContrary to popular perception, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. It’s simply a practical confusion between chest pain and the angina. Some antacid pills run ads that link heartburn to acid indigestion. However, the problem is more complicated than indigestion of acid. Heartburn is christened after chest pain, caused by the back-flow of stomach acids into the esophagus. Heartburn is a condition that is common in nearly 3 quarters of the general population.  A typical heartburn usually starts with a burning sensation in the upper part of the abdomen. The feeling then ascends into the chest where it spreads to the rear of the throat. Occasionally, it could reach the jaws, back and arms. Leaning forward or lying down usually tends to aggravate the...