Heartburn & Acid Reflux

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest that occurs when stomach acid moves up into the gullet (acid reflux). These symptoms can easily be managed with lifestyle changes and/or products from pharmacy.

Symptoms can often be treated without a visit to your GP.11

Symptoms of Heartburn3

  • A burning sensation in the middle of your chest
  • An unpleasant sour taste in your mouth
  • Bad breath
  • Bloating and feeling sick

Symptoms are often more intense:

  • After eating
  • When lying down
  • When bending over

What Causes Heartburn?

Medicines can affect the unborn baby. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine in pregnancy.