Is your lifestyle causing heartburn?

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Heartburn can make your chest feel like it's on fire. Consider these lifestyle changes to prevent heartburn: 1. Lose excess weight. 2. Eat smaller meals. 3. Don't wear tightfitting clothes. 4. Avoid heartburn triggers, such as alcohol, fatty foods, chocolate and mint. 5. Don't lie down soon after a meal. 6. Raise the head of your bed. 7. Stop smoking.

Apr. 24, 2012 See more In-depth