Harvard Women's Health Watch
Feeling the burn? Antacids can provide some relief
But these remedies arenít the best choice if you have frequent heartburn. [IMGCAP(1)] You feel the familiar sensation in your chest: heartburn. Again, you find yourself reaching for the bottle of antacids in the medicine cabinet. Itís something youíve done a few times a week for the past six months. Is it okay to keep popping over-the-counter acid reducers, or is it time to see a doctor?