What is heartburn disease?
Chest fire caused by the stomach acid (hydrochloric acid) from the stomach (gastro) comes into the gullet (esophagus), that is, the acid moves opposite "direction of motion." The fact that gastric acid in this way flows "backwards" in the digestive tract, described in technical terms as reflux.
There are many names for this condition. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Gors) is the medical term for this disorder. Some just call it reflux disease. To make the condition easier to recognize, we have chosen to call it heartburn disease.
As mentioned, the condition causes heartburn (some say heartburn) and / or burning pain in upper abdomen or lower chest. Almost everyone has experienced heartburn, what's it take to call it a disease? Yes, the term disease means that reflux symptoms are so bothersome that they provide reduced quality of life and need for treatment.
Fire Chest Disease occurs in 5-10% of the population. Mostly, of this is not visible inflammation of the esophagus.