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Gaviscon: treatment of heartburn and indigestion

Gaviscon provides sympton relief when encountering heartburn and indigestion. Gaviscon gives full information about what heartburn and indigestion are.

Symptons of heartburn

Heartburn is caused by stomach acids rising into the esophagus (food pipe). It results in a tightening feeling or burning sensation in the back of the throat and chest area, more likely to be experienced after eating. The chestpain might be more predominant when lying down, bending over or eating. Gaviscon provides a long lasting relief up to four hours. 16% of heartburn sufferers also report that they get indigestion.

Symptons of indigestion

With indigestion, stomach ache may be felt at the top of the stomach and abdomen. Many people feel bloated or uncomfortably full and gaseous, combined with symptons of burping and flatulence. Indigestion can also cause nausea or vomiting and a loss of appetite. Gaviscon 'Double action' provides relieve for both heartburns and indigestion.

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How heartburn and indigestion can be caused by modern lifestyle

Eating on the run has become a standard, as well as consuming fast food and snacks, and drinking coffee while smoking a cigarette. Such a lifestyle is a trigger in itself for abnormal metabolic disorders such as GERD or acidity. This usually results in stomach discomfort, which are symptoms of indigestion and heartburn.

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How Gaviscon provides relief

Heartburn is caused by the movement of stomach acid back up into the esophagus (food pipe). This process is called acid reflux. Gaviscon suppresses reflux by forming a 'raft' over the stomach contents, which help prevent acid reflux and provides fast soothing relief from heartburn in three minutes. Gaviscon provides long lasting relief of up to four hours*.

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