Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

  • Haley Van Wyk
Keywords: heartburn, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, GORD

Abstract

Heartburn (a form of indigestion or acid reflux) is a painful burning sensation in the chest or throat, which usually occurs after eating. People who experience heartburn at least two to three times a week may have gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, or GORD.1,2

Author Biography

Haley Van Wyk
BPharm
Published
2017-02-23
Section
Gastrointestinal Tract