When someone says that he suffers from heartburn refers to a symptom that can respond to various gastric disorders, for this reason to modify certain behaviors can prevent many of the problems associated with acidity.
The esophagus is the hose that starts in the pharynx ending at the cardia (upper stomach) and heartburn occurs when stomach acid flows into the esophagus, because it has no overlying mucosa of the stomach as.
Both functional dyspepsia, including gastritis and peptic ulcers, are responsible for what is commonly known as heartburn. Until recently it was thought that all these diseases were caused by acid hyper-secretion, however, is now known that the cause of most disorders of the gastric mucosa is the bacteria. (more…)