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Heart Burn – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Heart Burn | Best Gastroenterologist in Visakhapatnam

Overview:

The esophagus is a connected tube from the mouth to the stomach and it helps to push food toward the stomach in rhythmic waves. The stomach combines food, acids and enzymes are together to begin digestion. There are some protective cells that line the stomach to prevent the acid from causing inflammation. The esophagus does not have this same protection, and if stomach acid and digestive juices reflux back into the esophagus due to gastric problem, they can cause inflammation and damage to its unprotected lining.

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