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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Time Your Medication Right
During sleep, the production of saliva and habit of swallowing occur far less often than during waking hours. This can cause pills taken at night to stick in the throat or esophagus, causing irritation of the esophageal lining and increasing stomach acid production. If you take pills at night, sit up for at least 30 minutes before lying down in bed.