Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest that can occur after eating or in the evening. It may also worsen when lying down or bending over. If you have frequent or severe heartburn that affects your daily life, it could be a sign of a more serious problem. The GI specialists at The Gut Clinic UK can help you find relief from heartburn. Schedule an appointment with one of our specialists to discuss your symptoms and get the right treatment.
Heartburn is a common condition that many people can handle on their own. However, it’s important to recognize the symptoms so you know when to seek help from a GI specialist at The Gut Clinic UK.
The main symptoms of heartburn are:
– A burning feeling in your chest that occurs after eating
– Pain that gets worse when you lie down or bend over
– A bitter or acidic taste in your mouth
– A burning sensation in your throat
– Difficulty swallowing
If you experience these symptoms frequently or they interfere with your daily life, it’s a good idea to schedule an appointment with a specialist to discuss your condition and find the right treatment.
In most cases, you can find relief from heartburn by using over-the-counter medications called antacids. These medications help to neutralize the acid in your stomach and provide quick relief. However, it’s important to know that antacids can’t heal any damage that may have occurred in your esophagus due to stomach acid.
If you find that over-the-counter treatments are not working effectively for you or if you’re relying on them too frequently, our GI specialists at The Gut Clinic UK can help. We will work with you to find a treatment plan that can successfully manage your symptoms and provide long-term relief.
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