Factors that can trigger symptoms of heartburn and indigestion 5-7:
- Eating too much or too fast.
- Eating fatty, greasy or spicy foods.
- Being overweight.
- Drinking too much alcohol.
- Stress and anxiety.
- Drinking coffee.
Diseases or conditions
- Ulcers (gastric or duodenal).
- Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
- Stomach cancers.
- Aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.