Dr. Oz's Best Advice for Beating Heartburn
Heartburn can strike at any time and can decrease your overall quality of life. The good news: You can tame the burn by taking these simple steps.
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Try These OTC Remedies
For occasional heartburn, OTC antacids can help neutralize stomach acid and provide temporary relief. H2 blockers reduce the amount of acid your stomach makes and can help ward off heartburn by taking them before a meal. PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) treat persistent heartburn by reducing a greater amount of stomach acid than antacids or H2 blockers, and may provide longer-lasting relief.