Friday, April 13, 2012

The Tragedy Of Heartburn In Children

Most adults experience heartburn at some point in their life, especially after indulging in spicy, greasy or too large meals. But, unfortunately, children can also feel the pain that food and stomach acid can do to the esophagus and throat. Some estimates say that about two percent of kids younger than nine and five percent of kids younger than 17 suffer from occasional heartburn. It'e also been discovered that heartburn strikes at least half of all babies.