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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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The question arises: Is it heartburn or heart attack?
A widely acknowledged heartburn aggravator is extra pounds, which puts pressure on the stomach and relaxes the esophagus.
He woke up with heartburn and it persisted until he went to sleep.
But there are ways you can still reduce the effects of acid reflux or persistent heartburn without relying heavily on medications.A
Booze can heartburn. "For example, excessive alcohol or caffeine intake is likely to trigger heartburn if you're prone to it, so you should take notice of this and manage your intake appropriately."
Heartburn is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), often called acid reflux.
Blaming recurrent chest pains to just heartburn all the time could be a dangerous habit, as you sometimes cannot tell if it is already a heart attack.
Last year, GSK Consumer Healthcare celebrated the launch of TUMS Chewy Bites with Gas Relief, touted as the first TUMS product created to help fight both heartburn and gas by taking over everyone's favorite season--summertime.
She said those suffering from 'Heartburn' must avoid smoking, acid enhancing beverages, citrus fruits and spicy foods besides avoiding large meals.
If you keep a written record of what you eat and drink, including the amount and time of day, and note when you have heartburn or other GERD symptoms, it will help you identify foods that cause you problems.
If you're really troubled with heartburn you might revisit your doctor and ask if you'd be able to take the lowest dose possible of the PPI.
Although laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication relieved the heartburn symptoms of just two-thirds of patients who met the study's definition of having true proton pump inhibitor (PPI)--refractory heartburn, this level of efficacy far exceeded the impact of drug therapy with baclofen or desipramine, which was little better than placebo, Stuart J.