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noun as in burning sensation

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On top of that, several studies have shown that sleeping on your right side can aggravate heartburn.

It also cuts down on heartburn, as it keeps your head elevated above your chest.

That’s what AstraZeneca did around the turn of the century, when it evaded an expiring patent on the profitable heartburn drug Prilosec by introducing Nexium, a drug that was basically just different enough from Prilosec to get a new patent.

Chest pain is a vague symptom that can be present in anything from heartburn to a panic attack to a heart attack.

From Time

“It gives the rest of us heartburn because we want to think there is an open ad economy, but the big guys are winning,” said Katherine Cartwright, principal at Criterion Global, an international media buying agency.

From Digiday

It was hard, and he had been fired off of Heartburn, so he was very upset by that.

He was squeezing and suppressing the rights of women and causing heartburn among non-Muslims.

But his career is filled with the kind of inflammatory soundbites that give campaign managers heartburn.

Heartburn By Nora Ephron What would the genre of romantic comedy be without Nora Ephron?

Along the ride the immense feeling of experiencing a “miracle” persisted—taking hold long before heartburn took over.

If there be acid on the stomach, use the means recommended for heartburn.

I ain't tried them for quite a while, and maybe they'll help the heartburn.

It is a popular remedy in dyspepsia, flatulent colic, and heartburn.

For relief from heartburn or dyspepsia, drink a little cold water in which has been dissolved a teaspoonful of salt.

Pray leave off wine:—the stomach is quite at rest; no heartburn, no pain, no distention.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heartburn, such as: indigestion, backflow, pyrosis, acid reflux, cardialgia, and gastroesophageal reflux.

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