Heartburn can be painful and frustrating at the best of times.
If you’re a regular sufferer of heartburn, it’s likely you’ve been told that it could be because of what you’re eating. But now experts are driving home the point that it’s not what you’re eating, it’s how you’re eating that could be making your heartburn worse.
Dr Michael D. Brown from the Rush University Medical Centre says he talks to his patients about how they eat and how much, not what they eat.
He says heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux.
“Almost everyone experiences heartburn once in a while,” he says.
Here are five reasons you might be getting heartburn.