Reducing heartburn and indigestion over the festive season

Published on the 3rd Dec, 2014 by Azmina

I was asked by a brand to develop a Risk Rating Scale for heartburn and indigestion. This was challenging because people react differently, and there are no hard and fast rules about which foods or situations cause a reaction, with much of this being subjective. There is very little published scientific evidence on risk factors and how to prevent indigestion and heartburn.

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But, certain lifestyle behaviours can make you more proneā€¦ both heartburn and indigestion tend to be more common when we over-indulge, have irregular eating habits and are more stressed. Does this sound like you at Christmas time? (more…)