What is the Best Way to Manage Heartburn for Seniors?

Chances are you’re familiar with the discomfort of heartburn—that burning feeling you get in your chest. It’s uncomfortable for sure. Heartburn happens when stomach acid gets into the esophagus. This can happen when the sphincter that closes to keep food down in the stomach relaxes or becomes weak. Heartburn can happen to anyone, including seniors. If your parent occasionally suffers from heartburn, there are many things you can do to help ease the discomfort and prevent heartburn from recurring. Below are some ... Read more