Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

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

Abstract

Heartburn 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 gastrooesophageal reflux disease, or GORD.1,2

Author Biography

Haley Van Wyk
BPharm
Published
2018-09-13
Section
Gastrointestinal Tract