What's causing frequent heartburn?
Frequent heartburn can be caused by a number of things, from eating habits, pregnancy, medication and underlying conditions.
Heartburn after taking medication
Some medicines such as anti-inflammatories can also be a cause. If you need more advice on whether your medicine is causing your heartburn, talk to your pharmacist or GP.
Frequent heartburn could be a symptom of something else
If you suffer from heartburn more than twice a week, speak to your GP to get a better understanding of how to treat your symptoms. Certain illnesses can cause heartburn, such as:
- GORD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
- Stomach ulcers
- Hiatus hernia
- Helicobacter pylori infections
Learn more about frequent heartburn causes and symptoms.
Article published January 1, 2021