Definition of heartburn in English:
A form of indigestion felt as a burning sensation in the chest, caused by acid regurgitation into the esophagus.
- Many patients mean heartburn or acid regurgitation, the classic symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
- Antacids are used to relieve the symptoms of acid reflux, caused by heartburn or indigestion.
- However, it may cause a feeling of warmth or burning in the chest, often called heartburn.