I have had heartburn for 7 months. I haven't ever suffered from heartburn except when pregnant it was only when I had spicy foods.
My heartburn is mild and I usually don't take anything. But I have it around 5-6 days out of the week. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat I still suffer from it . Although some foods bother me more then others. I usually take something like Tums maybe twice a week and sometimes that helps and other times it doesn't. I just don't know why it won't go away. Could stress be a factor?
Think stress makes everything worse. I had chronic heartburn for almost 3 months and no medication helped but thankfully it just wore off gradually. Had a barium swallow just before Christmas and got the results on Monday and thankfully no restriction on swallow and no hiatus hernia. I'm on a variety of medication plus I also tend to get very anxious. It tends to beome a vicious circle. Have you been to see your GP to get the heartburn checked out? as it's been going on for such a long time it might be wise to get it checked out.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.