Heartburn medication commercials make it seem like the condition is but a minor annoyance that keeps you up at night and causes a weird, red glow to emanate from your esophagus. While most of this is obviously true, the one inaccuracy in that statement is that heartburn is a minor annoyance, when in fact it's an imminently life-threatening affliction that proves instantly fatal when its onset occurs while at high altitudes. Just ask the guy from Warrior Of The Lost World (Experiment 501), whose "minor" bout of heartburn sent him careening out of a helicopter. If only he'd had some Tums, he would have returned safely home from the gun fight.
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