13 Surprising Causes of Constipation
Antacids are great for fighting heartburn, but some can cause constipation, particularly those containing calcium or aluminum, Dr. Park says.
Fortunately, the drugstore aisles are crammed with options, so if one medication is a problem you can try something else.
You can also cut down on your risk of heartburn by not overstuffing at meals. And consuming fewer fatty foods and more fiber will help prevent both problems.