Acid reflux during pregnancy is a common condition caused by hormonal changes and pressure on the stomach.
Acid reflux during pregnancy can cause irritation and inflammation of the esophagus, leading to heartburn and chest pain.
Acid reflux can also lead to changes in the levels of hormones and metabolic processes, which can affect overall heart health.[National Library of Medicine]
Acid reflux during pregnancy may cause sleepless nights and difficulties falling asleep, which can have an impact on heart health.
Pregnant women with acid reflux may have a higher risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension) which is a risk factor for heart disease.[National Library of Medicine]
The discomfort caused by acid reflux can lead to a lack of physical activity, which could be harmful to heart health.
Acid reflux can lead to changes in the levels of nutrients in the body, which can affect the heart health.[National Library of Medicine]
Pregnant women who suffer from acid reflux should seek medical attention to ensure that acid reflux is properly managed.