"Heartburn", also known as "Pyrosis" is a painful burning sensation of the esophagus caused by the regurgitation of gastric acid. In some cases the pain may not be limited to the chest, but may also affect the throat, neck or jaw. It should also be noted that heartburn is not related to the heart - however there are certain heart problems which may have similar sensations to heartburn.
People who suffer from, or who believe that may be suffering from, heartburn, should discuss the issue with their doctor. Seeing a doctor will ensure a proper diagnosis, an informed discussion of the probable causes, and a recommendation for the most appropriate treatment.
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