10 Home Remedies for Heartburn

Use these simple, quick remedies to get relief from the misery of heartburn (acid reflux). You may be able to ease heartburn without drugs, even if you're pregnant.
A man experiencing heartburn after a eating a meal.
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Reviewed by Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD on July 31, 2013

Halting Heartburn at Home

If you're one of the 50 million Americans diagnosed with heartburn, you may very well know the agony: that painful burning feeling under your breastbone; the discomfort of chest pain just after bending over, lying down or eating; trouble swallowing, or the ever-annoying classic – that hot, sour nastiness at the back of your throat. That's heartburn for you.

Sure, there are plenty of medicines and over-the-counter treatments available that can provide relief, even in cases where heartburn is chronic or severe, but why a trip to the doctor and the pharmacy? Check out these 10 home remedies for heartburn.

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