Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. Some of the symptoms are similar to those of heart disease. Heartburn is an irritation of the Oesophagus (food Pipe) that is caused by stomach acid. Occasional heartburn is not dangerous but chronic heartburn can lead to (G O R D) Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease.
TIPS TO AVOID HEARTBURN
This article provided in the public interest by Dr. Ayoob Bux, Chairman of Hibiscus Private Hospital and Chairman of the IPA Independent Practitioners Association.