Heart Burn: This is a burning sensation in the chest around the breastbone or
the upper central abdomen. Heart burn pain may radiate to the neck, throat or jaw
• Smoking cigarettes; Indulging in fatty or spicy foods
• Eating certain fruits and vegetables like citrus, tomatoes, and onions Going
to bed or laying down soon after eating; Drinking alcohol
• Going to bed or laying down soon after eating; Drinking alcohol
• Drinking soda, coffee, and other carbonated or caffeinated beverages
• Eating chocolate and mints
• Eating in a hurry
Symptoms of Heartburn
• A burning sensation in the chest area after eating that can last anywhere
from a few minutes to several hours at a time. Depending on a person’s severity,
the burning sensation can be triggered by anything from lifestyle decisions, a
certain diet or portion size of food intake.
• Chest pain in the breastbone area after eating, or even after bending over and
• A burning sensation in the throat that can cause a difficulty in swallowing.
The sensation can even be as severe as a hot, sour or acidic tasting fluid in the back
of the mouth or throat.
• Narrowing of the esophagus causing a false feeling of a piece of food stuck
in the middle of one’s chest or throat, otherwise known as dysphagia.
Avoid the causes. See your PCP if symptoms persists
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