It is easy to overindulge during the holiday season - and you risk getting heartburn if you do. A doctor advises practising portion control and watching how much alcohol you drink. Photo: Shutterstock
It is easy to overindulge during the holiday season - and you risk getting heartburn if you do. A doctor advises practising portion control and watching how much alcohol you drink. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

How to enjoy holiday feasts without the heartburn: tips from an expert

  • Heartburn is the food version of a hangover. Experienced as a pain in the chest, it is caused by acidic stomach content flowing back up into the gullet
  • Advancing age, stress and anxiety can be triggers; to avoid it, a gastroenterologist says, don’t overeat, or eat near bedtime, and limit your alcohol intake

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It is easy to overindulge during the holiday season - and you risk getting heartburn if you do. A doctor advises practising portion control and watching how much alcohol you drink. Photo: Shutterstock
It is easy to overindulge during the holiday season - and you risk getting heartburn if you do. A doctor advises practising portion control and watching how much alcohol you drink. Photo: Shutterstock
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