How to treat heartburn symptoms

Heartburn, or acid indigestion, is a burning sensation in the middle of your chest that gets worse when you bend over or lie down. It usually occurs after eating and at night. It is caused by reflux. Reflux occurs when stomach acid backs up into the food pipe (esophagus), causing inflammation. Illness is considered when symptoms occur more than 2 times per week. Gastroesophageal reflux...