Heartburn- Symptom, Causes, Treatment of Heartburn
Heartburn is the burning feeling close to
the lower end of the breastbone,
by an acid taste in the mouth (waterbrash).
when several of the acid contents of the stomach pass back
up into the
end of the oesophagus (gullet). Many people
an attack of heartburn once in a while,
after an uncommonly big or rich meal,
with alcohol. It may be brought on by bending forward or burping
after eating, and looks to
when people are anxious or upset.
attack may be
by antacids. If attacks follow most
your doctor. A delicacy of the sphincter (muscular valve) between the oesophagus and the stornach may be inducing the reflux, a situation which should be treated to prevent the lining of the oesophagus from
ulcerated and scarred.