We’re nearly at the end of Heart Month, so we’re wrapping things up with a topic that may sound like it’s heart-related but it’s actually more of a common stomach problem — heartburn. So many people struggle with heartburn, and most moms know how it can really become a nuisance during pregnancy. But when does heartburn cross the line from annoying into an issue that deserves a closer look and possibly a prescription medication? And can it be stress-related?
We asked Dr. Chad Wingington, a gastroenterologist with Mercy Health, to give us a little straight talk on heartburn. In the video below, you’ll learn what other conditions heartburn can sometimes lead to — including more serious things like scar tissue and trouble swallowing.
Click the play arrow below to see Dr. Chad Wigington, a gastroenterologist with Mercy Health, talk about what you should know about heartburn.
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