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Indigestion and heartburn in pregnancy

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Discomfort relating to indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux are common during pregnancy and the symptoms can get specially aggravated during third trimester as your growing baby presses against your stomach. It can also be caused by hormonal changes in the body.

NHK UK provides important guidance on how alleviate these symptoms by making changes to your diet and lifestyle. If these simple changes are not enough, then they advise seeking medical help specially if your symptoms are severe.

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Sometimes, other prescription medication you are taking may lead to these symptoms, so remember to share this information with your doctor when seeking medical advice and they might recommend alternatives.

Source – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/indigestion-heartburn-pregnant/

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