Heartburn (Overview, Symptoms, Diagnoses, Causes, and 20 Home Remedies)

Esophageal Irritation


Certain types of foods like acidic foods, smoking, hot beverages, and medicines can cause soreness or irritability of the esophageal lining. This irritation can cause a burning sensation in the chest cavity, causing heartburn or acid reflux. The doctors recommend staying upright after taking medicine or foods for like 20 to 30 minutes to avoid the heartburn from esophageal irritation. If the esophageal irritation is left untreated, the person may develop a serious digestive order known as GERD.