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 How did heartburn get its name&how does it affect the esophagus?

Answer The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System explains that heartburn got its name from the discomfort it causes around the heart, even though the condition has nothing to do with the heart... Read More »
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How did heartburn get its name& how does it affect the esophagus?

Heartburn is defined as a burning sensation in the lower chest behind the breastbone. Feelings of a sour or bitter taste in the throat and mouth accompany the burning sensation. Everyone has heartb... Read More »
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Does heartburn affect a part of your body?

Mostly your esophagus . Chronic esophogitis can lead to varicose veins in the throat and possibly cancer. DON'T ignore it if it is more than a very occasional occurance.
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How to get rid of heartburn I need Heartburn Relief !!?

Just so you know what it is ..."Heartburn is an out of the ordinary chest ache sensation that many people who undergo it will call as a sense of upcoming trouble. Although it is called as heartburn... Read More »
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Does milk help heartburn?

On One Hand: Drink Your MilkMilk has a long history of being used as a treatment for heartburn. Today, some physicians advise their patients with acid reflux to take antacids. But nonfat milk can t... Read More »
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