What are the best treatments for heartburn / acid reflux?

In response to a question on healthshare.com.au

Treatments for acid reflux need to address both the symptoms of heartburn and regurgitation and the potential future health risks such as narrowings or cancers of the oesophagus.

Heartburn - the burning sensation or acid taste that can accompany reflux - can be treated symptomatically with antacids and lifestyle measures, as long as it is only an occasional problem. Read More...