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Heartburn

Overview

What is heartburn? Find the latest medical information on the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of heartburn in this useful overview.

What is heartburn?

Heartburn, or reflux, is a burning pain that rises from the stomach to the chest.

Treating GORD

Treating GORD can be a combination of therapies such as surgery, antacids and acid-suppressive therapy.

What is GORD?

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) is when you constantly get heartburn on a constant basis.

Preventing GORD

This article explains how to avoid getting GORD or heartburn.

Causes of GORD

In some people, a clear cause or underlying condition can’t be found. In others, however, a gastroscopy or other exam will identify an underlying cause or condition.

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