1.New Year’s Eve
When you have heartburn, every holiday can be hard, depending on the menu. On New Year’s Eve, for example, go easy on the champagne. Alcohol and carbonation can trigger that burning sensation in your chest. And champagne has both.
Do you need to lose weight? Make a New Year’s resolution to lose the pounds. Research shows heartburn symptoms can improve with weight loss.
2.Super Bowl Parties
While cheering on your favorite team, don’t lose the game to heartburn. Hot, saucy chicken wings, the tomatoes in that salsa dip, plus the alcohol in all that beer can combine to expand the stomach and relax the LES — the muscle that normally prevents acid from backing up into the esophagus.