Ever had that rising pain and burning sensation in your chest? Feel like you’re having a heart attack? It’s more likely that you are suffering from heartburn or indigestion. Heartburn affects more than your physical health; it can affect your quality of life. Up to 1 in 5 Australians experience heartburn at least once a week—a staggering statis-tic and certainly good reason for you to understand the condition and be able to manage it should you or a close family member/friend experience it.