Essays Tagged: "Heartburn"

Digestive system, Heartburn

HeartburnHeartburn is the inflammation of the esophagus. It is also known as pyrosis. The major caus ... not tightly shut, and acid moves form the stomach up into the esophagus. Hiatus Hernia's also cause heartburn. This also occurs when the ends of the esophagus are not shut, and the stomach lining move ... ophagus are not shut, and the stomach lining moves up the esophagus. There are many other causes of heartburn, some of which being: obesity, drinking hot or cold beverages, extensive alcohol usage, sm ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Neutralise Excess Stomach Acid

remedy solution.Stomach Powders:The powders in question are used for curing acid indigestion. Heartburn and acid indigestion is discomfort in the upper digestive tract. It can affect all ages bu ...

(13 pages) 42 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

PH and Health Problems

1. Heartburn is a burning sensation behind the breastbone. Unlike the name says heartburn has absolutel ... lutely nothing to do with the heart. It is problem caused by the digestive system. The main type of heartburn is called Angina. It is caused by temporary shortage of oxygen being carried in the blood ... ngina. It is caused by temporary shortage of oxygen being carried in the blood to the heart muscle. Heartburn occurs when small amounts of acid rise up into the esophagus. Unlike the stomach the esoph ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Brothers and sisters

first born, was born with a head of hair. This wasn't much of a surprise, considering the amount of heartburn I had. What was a surprise was that Matthew had dark brown hair. I had expected him to hav ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ional Gastrointestinal Disorder), the percentage of Americans who suffered from indigestion such as heartburn is 44% monthly and 7% daily. Heartburn can be described as a sharp pain and a burning sens ... ur body.There are many similar symptoms that can be misconceived and misdiagnosed as indigestion or heartburn in general. The chances of people who get indigestion problem resulted in their life style ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology