How Do Proton Pump Inhibitors Relieve Heartburn?

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Proton pump inhibitors work as preventive measure for heartburn and how they work is that they stop the stomach from making acid, so that when you now eat a meal, there is no acid in the stomach to reflex into the esophagus, and cause symptoms. So they don't work as a quick fix, but if you want to prevent heartburn down the road, this would be a great option for you.