At some point, almost everybody gets heartburn — that uncomfortable burning sensation in your chest, the hot and bitter taste in your mouth. Twenty-five million Americans get heartburn every single day. You don’t have to be one of them. Changes in diet and lifestyle as well as a fast-growing range of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications can provide relief for most people. Learn what you can do to prevent heartburn, what your treatment options are, and when it is time to seek medical help.