Welcome to HCM,
You are having Essential Hypertension
, which is reasonably controlled your problem is related to Acid peptic disease
and re flux causing heart burn.
Please visit your Physician and get a EKG to see there is no cardiac problem, if every thing is fine then Omeparazole like PPI and pro kinetic drug will be very helpful in your case.
You also got some relief from Ranitidine
which is acid suppressing drug.
Please do not follow advise from friend in such cases as they are not expert of the medical science.
In case your problem persists then a Upper G.I. Endoscopy
may be warranted.
Please take care