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Chronic Heartburn - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Heartburn in Urdu

سینے کی جلن ایک عام حالت ہے جس سے کم وبیش ہر کوئی ہی کبھی نہ کبھی متاثر ہوتا ہے۔ کھانے کے بعد عام طور پر درد زیادہ شدید ہوتا ہے، رات کے وقت یا جھکنے پر یہ درد زیادہ ہو سکتا ہے۔ یہ خطرناک بیماری نہیں ہے. زیادہ سے زیادہ لوگ اس تکلیف کو کنٹرول کر سکتے ہیں۔ اپنے طرز زندگی کو تبدیل کر کے اور انسداد کی ادویات سے اس ہر قابو پانا ممکن ہے .

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Summary about Heartburn in English

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What is Heartburn?

Heartburn is an uncomfortable burning pain in the chest. Heartburn causes the regurgitation of food and burping. The burning sensations and sour acidic taste in the mouth worsen after eating or at night.

Heartburn interferes with daily routine and requires medical care for management. Heartburn is diagnosed and treated by a gastroenterologist.

What are the causes of Heartburn?

Heartburn results from gastric diseases which cause stomach acid reflux. Smoking, excessive intake of acidic foods and caffeine, and lack of physical activity often result in heartburn. Medical conditions causing heartburn are pregnancy, hiatal hernia, and certain acidity-causing medicines.

What is heartburn treatment?

A gastroenterologist diagnoses the cause of heartburn using an x-ray or esophageal motility testing and decides the treatment approach for it using; Antacids and proton pump inhibitors to neutralize stomach acids. Less severe heartburn can be treated by making lifestyle modifications.

The top specialist doctor for heartburn in Pakistan provide complete diagnosis and management of the disease using their extensive experience.

What are heartburn complications?

Untreated heartburn can result in complications such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and esophagitis. Heartburn can be an indication of a severe medical conditon and can result in gastric cancer.

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Causes of Heartburn

It happens when the stomach acid leaks up into the esophagus. This may happen due to

  • High consumption of acidic foods
  • Smoking
  • Alcoholism
  • spicy foods

Risk Factors of Heartburn

  • Smoking.
  • Eating large meals or eating late at night.
  • Eating certain foods (triggers) such as fatty or fried foods.
  • Drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol or coffee.
  • Taking certain medications, such as aspirin.

Preventive Measures of Heartburn

  • Maintain a normal weight.
  • Avoid any foods and beverages that worsen your symptoms
  • Wear clothes that are loose around the waist
  • Eat smaller meals and try not to overeat
  • Don't smoke
  • Avoid constipation
  • Get enough sleep and minimize stress

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