Heartburn Remedies: Natural Ways to Prevent Heartburn

Find out how to treat heartburn through these natural ways to relieve heartburn.

Most people have experienced heartburn, a burning feeling in the chest or throat, at some point. This common problem—also called “gastroesophageal reflux disease” (GERD) when it occurs on a regular basis—is caused by regurgitation or reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus, which connects the mouth and the stomach.

—Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Editor

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