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Heartburn Triggers

Foods That Trigger Heartburn

Almost everyone has experienced pain and discomfort in your chest after eating certain foods, which is known as heartburn. Heartburn is an irritation of the esophagus that is caused by stomach acid. In spite of the name, heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart. It usually creates a burning discomfort in the upper abdomen or below the breastbone.Though the triggers of heartburn vary from person to person, certain foods are usually universally problematic:

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Facts About Probiotic Supplements

Probiotics are live bacteria that are good for your digestive system. The most common forms of bacteria that are present in the gastrointestinal tract, L. acidophilus and Bifidobacteria bifidum, can cause digestion issues, headaches and irritability if there are not enough present.

To properly balance bacteria, you can consume foods and supplements that include “good bacteria”.

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