Acid Reflux, Heartburn and the Surprising Importance of Stomach Acid

Woman holding stomach in pain

Acid reflux, commonly called heartburn โ€“ are you prone to it? If so, youโ€™ll probably recognise some of the typical symptoms: a feeling of burning in the upper chest area after eating, worsening symptoms with fatty or spicy meals, burping, a chronic cough, and perhaps a feeling that you have a lump in your throat. Itโ€™s not pleasant and it can be very anxiety-inducing.… Read the rest