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

Heartburn Risk factors

Following are some triggers or risk factors for the cause and aggravation of heartburn:

1- Pregnancy:

In pregnancy, there is an increase in abdominal pressure, which contributes to acid reflux and heartburn.

2- Smoking:

Tobacco smoking injures the lower esophageal sphincter and linings of the esophagus, which ultimately leads to the weakness of LES. This weakness can also develop the back flow of stomach acids into the esophagus.