Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Keywords: heartburn, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, GORD
AbstractHeartburn (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
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