Clicky

 

Heartburn

Also called: Acid indigestion, Pyrosis
अनुवाद: हिन्दीे
Final Step!
Thank you!

Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in your chest or throat. It happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.

If you have heartburn more than twice a week, you may have GERD. But you can have GERD without having heartburn.

Pregnancy, certain foods, alcohol, and some medications can bring on heartburn. Treating heartburn is important because over time reflux can damage the esophagus.

Over-the-counter medicines may help. If the heartburn continues, you may need prescription medicines or surgery.

If you have other symptoms such as crushing chest pain, it could be a heart attack. Get help immediately.

Related Topics - Heartburn

News and Updates

Latest news and updates related to Heartburn. Subscribe to get latest posts via email or subscribe to a RSS feed.
No posts found.

Demographic Information - Heartburn

Following is the demographic information reported by website visitors for Heartburn. Information below may include patient demographics as well as data for website visitors who might be researching on behalf of patients e.g. parents for small children. The data below may or may not be reflective of the complete patient population demographics for this medicine/health topic.
User gender
13 out of 18 users are male.
Patients
Female5
Male13
Other0
Survey Participants: 18
User age
The most common user is 21-30 years old.
Patients
< 213
21-309
30-402
40-503
50+3
Survey Participants: 20
User reported disease
Users most commonly suffer from Other.
Patients
High blood pressure2
Back pain2
Heart attack2
Depression2
Asthma1
Chronic pain (e.g., arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathy)1
Other3
Survey Participants: 13
User exercise frequency
Users most commonly exercise once a week.
Patients
Once a week9
Twice a week1
Five times a week1
Everyday5
Survey Participants: 16
User smoking habit
15 out of 18 users do not smoke.
Patients
Smoke3
Do not smoke15
Survey Participants: 18
User alcohol consumption frequency
Users most commonly reported never consuming alcohol
Patients
Never7
One drink a day1
Two drinks a day0
More than two drinks a day1
Once a week2
Twice a week1
Once a month3
Survey Participants: 15
User body weight
4 out of 16 users report being overweight.
Patients
Overweight4
Not overweight12
Survey Participants: 16
User well-being
7 out of 17 users report having significant pain in the last 3 months.
Patients
Significant pain in the last 3 months7
No significant pain in the last 3 months10
Survey Participants: 17
User profession
The most common user profession is Engineer, IT or Software.
Patients
Engineer, IT or Software4
Retired2
Student2
Pharmacist2
Medical field other than doctor2
House Maker2
Other3
Survey Participants: 17

References - Heartburn

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 8/16/2017.
This page provides information for Heartburn in English.

Related Topics - Heartburn

Recent Activity